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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Computer Science
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Date Posted Feb. 25, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Computer Science
University University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Lowell, MA, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Computer/Information Sciences

Job no: 497847
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Computer Science
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and funding
Applications Open: Feb 11 2019
Applications Close:

General Summary of Position:

The successful applicant will conduct analytical and experimental research in the areas of statistical and machine learning-based predictive modeling on electronic health records for health outcome predictions. The applicant is expected to supervise students and help immediate supervisor in teaching and writing scholarly articles and proposals.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Health Informatics, or closely related field
Statistical and machine learning. SAS and other related statistical programs

Additional Considerations:
Familiarity of Linux platform and open source software development is a plus Familiarity of programming languages such as Java/ C/C++/Matlab, and LaTex tools is a plus Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently, with limited direction, as well as within a team environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal contingent upon funding and successful performance.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

  • The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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