Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Sr. Research Scientist
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity:
Responsibilities: Performs basic or applied research on critical or difficult problems involving the development of new theories or methodologies. Budget management responsibility. Participates in external professional activities (i.e. publication of research, attendance/participation in professional conferences). Exercises functional and administrative management over supporting research staff.
Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; experience which includes progressively more responsible, independent research work evidenced by publications, inventions, or equivalent efforts; demonstrated project management experience, including supervisory, budgetary and general administrative skills.
Preferred Qualifications: This position requires a PhD, 5+ years of professional experience, and a sophisticated knowledge and expertise in the analysis of structural and function human MRI data along with the integration of neuroimaging data with behavioral and psychosocial data. Experience with interventions, particularly behavioral interventions, in randomized clinical trials, is necessary for this position - as is a high level of knowledge of lifespan development, from childhood to older adults. Extensive experience in the publication of scientific journal articles in the research domains articulated above is also required.
Salary Grade: 12
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.
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.