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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 25, 2023

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking a postdoctoral associate to actively contribute to and advance several strategic research endeavors in the domains of extended reality, human-machine interaction, and use-inspired AI. The project is sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation and led by Prof. Mohsen Moghaddam. As part of this strategic initiative, the postdoctoral associate will collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team of investigators and doctoral candidates, focusing on the support of data-driven activity comprehension and user modeling for adaptive interventions in psychomotor-intensive, human-machine interaction tasks guided by XR technology. Interested applicants are kindly requested to submit the following documentation: (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Personal Statement, (3) Research Statement, and Contact information for three professional references. These positions are initially for a one-year term, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon performance and the availability of funding. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.


We encourage candidates with demonstrated expertise and keen interest in AI/machine learning, particularly in the context of data-rich AR/VR research, to apply. Proficiency in computer programming and software/game development is preferred.

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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 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.