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Postdoctoral scholar - Computational Medicine & Biomedical Data Science,

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About the Opportunity

The Roux institute at Northeastern University invites applications for a Postdoctoral scholar position in the fields of Computational Medicine and Biomedical Data Science, located at The Roux Institute at Northeastern University, in Portland, Maine. The accepted candidate will be conducting cutting?edge research in biomedical informatics for developing AI/ML/DL based models using multimodal data in the healthcare domain for the goal of improving disease care. 

The postdoc will contribute to and help lead projects related to the development and validation of models in the precision health domain that aim at diagnosing various types of disease and recommending optimal treatments for patients. The position will be supervised by Research Assistant Professor Saeed Amal and will be conducted with experimental researchers who are collaborating partners of the Roux Institute, and will include opportunities for collaboration with other faculty at the Roux Institute and the College of Engineering, Northeastern University.

Northeastern University's Roux Institute is designed as an engine of innovation, talent-building, and economic growth for Portland, Maine, and northern New England. Partnerships set our model of graduate education and research apart. With leading companies and nonprofit organizations at the table from day one, we are creating programs that are preparing the workforce to stay agile and thrive in a competitive landscape powered by artificial intelligence. We are nurturing an environment for high-impact research and innovation in computer and data science, digital engineering, the advanced life sciences and medicine, and other tech fields. And we are helping entrepreneurs launch businesses focused on and powered by technology. Together, we envision an innovation corridor that in the coming years will stretch from Boston to Portland and beyond.

The Roux Institute is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and recognizes the strength that diversity in all its forms brings to the research endeavor. We invite applications from all qualified candidates and enthusiastically welcome applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

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Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.  

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.  

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity .

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