Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Description

About the Opportunity

About the D’Amore-McKim School of Business:

Founded in 1922, the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University prepares the leaders that the times demand. We deliver a curriculum that combines knowledge in technology and data analytics with uniquely human skills, such as critical thinking, creativity, and an entrepreneurial mindset. From undergraduate to MBA-level programs—online, on-site, or hybrid, full- or part-time, our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.


The D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will work in the area of Behavioral Human-Centred AI with a specific focus on understanding the psychology of human-AI interactions in the work setting. This position will support and conduct research on the roles of trust, fairness and ethics of AI, and leadership in making AI deployment successful.

The successful candidate will carry out research under the direction of the Dunton Family Dean of the D’Amore McKim School of Business and/or other affiliated researchers with the Centre on AI Technology for Humankind founded by the dean. Specific duties will include idea development, collecting and analyzing research data, writing academic papers, administrative support, liaising and networking, and planning and organizing research and outreach efforts. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that may be held for one or two years depending on needs and qualifications. The salary is competitive with other postdoctoral programs, and postdoctoral research associates have access to University health care plans.


Candidates must hold a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Management with a specific and clear focus on AI or computer science in general by the appointment start date. Candidates must have relevant research experience and demonstrate the ability or potential to publish in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals. Candidates must also demonstrate a practical and managerial orientation, excellent time management and planning skills, and a willingness to explore and contribute to corporate exchanges.

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Additional Information

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 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 .

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