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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Computer Science
    Computer Science
    University of Massachusetts, Lowell

    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.

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