POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
- Northeastern University
- Location: Boston, MA
- Job Number: 7063445
- Posting Date: Feb 10, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAbout Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity:
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.
Will refine the computational procedures for processing mass spectra in the open-source software Cardinal for mass spectrometry imaging. Will benchmark the performance of the currently implemented methods on experimental datasets, propose and implement modifications to optimize the performance, update the documentation, and co-author a publication that describes these procedures. This is a short-term position for approx. 18 weeks
Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.