Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Postdoctoral Research Associate
About 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: The Mathematical Data Science Lab under Prof. Ehsan Elhamifar at Northeastern University's Khoury College of Computer Sciences is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Researchers.
Responsibilities: We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers with strong background and interests in computer vision and machine learning to join our group in a quest to perform breakthrough research on approaches that advance the following projects. Projects in computer vision include procedure learning from instructional data, massive-scale image and video recognition with no/few labels, and structural deep learning for weakly supervised segmentation and recognition. Projects in machine learning include structured dynamic data summarization, streaming multi-label zero-shot and few-shot learning, and scalable discrete optimization algorithms for robust machine learning.
The Postdoc will help in initiation and conducting research on the topics discussed in the above summary and works on writing papers on the results of his/her project. The postdoc will also help in advising PhD RAs to work on the projects discussed above.
Qualifications: A recent Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, or related fields. Expertise in machine learning and/or computer vision and strong programming skills in Python, C++, MATLAB.
Salary Grade: 10
The preferred start date is between November 2019 and January 2020. The position is for one year, with the possibility of extension up to three years. Salary would be commensurate with experience.
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.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.