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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

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

About the Opportunity


The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási is looking for Postdoctoral Research Associates in the area of network science, nutrition, biological networks, machine learning/AI, and science of science, as well as quantifying art. The BarabásiLab's current work spans the applications of networks toward understanding food and nutrition, human diseases, disease progression, biomarker discovery, and drug repurposing, as well as understanding the emergence of impact in art and science. The BarabásiLab is also looking for Postdoctoral Research Associates in the areas of network medicine, complex disease mechanism, systems pharmacology, bioinformatics, and network science/statistical physics. This position at Northeastern University may include opportunities to collaborate with the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital.


The Postdoctoral Research Associate will

  • Assist with initiating, executing, and completing clinical research and experiments
  • Prepare and write research papers, presentations, grant proposals, etc.
  • Assist with laboratory management; and training graduate students.


PhD required in nutrition, bioinformatics, physics, computer science, mathematics, or statistics or related field. The BarabásiLab is seeking motivated individuals with an interest in exploring complexity and its applications to food, art, science, and medicine from a network perspective. The ideal candidate has working experience in network science/bioinformatics and ML/AI/DL.

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Additional 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.