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Job openings in the Barabási Lab
05
May

Remote

   “You are what you eat” (Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin). No Poverty, Zero Hunger, and Good Health are the top three UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to transform our world. Food is a driver of well-being, affordable nutrition, and living a healthy life. In this internship, the intern will work with the experts in the Center for Complex Networks Research toward fixing the food system in areas ranging from food processing and supply chain to consumption patterns and the prevalence of metabolic diseases. The ideal intern will be proficient in python, have experience with data science, and display an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. Experience with NLP and machine learning is preferred.

Logistics
  • This is an unpaid internship
  • Application deadline: it is open until filled
  • Internship duration: 3 months

To Apply, submit

  1. CV
  2. e-mail address
  3. A brief statement on the applicant's experience with machine learning (150 words max)
  4. A brief statement on experience with NLP (150 words max)

submission link: https://forms.gle/4XJ1uxVvPDGeAJxt7

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03
Mar

Position Summary

The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is looking for postdoctoral research associates in the area of biological networks and machine learning/AI. Our current work spans the applications of networks toward understanding human diseases, disease progression, biomarker discovery, and drug repurposing.

Basic Qualifications

We are seeking motivated individuals with an interest in exploring the complexity of biological systems from a network perspective. The ideal candidate has a bioinformatics, physics, computer science, mathematics, or statistics Ph.D., and working experience in network science/bioinformatics and ML/AI/DL. Familiarity with biological systems is expected.

Instructions‍

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of (i) a current CV with publication lists, (ii) a brief statement of research experience and interests, and (iii) two letters of recommendation sent separately by the writers to: Rachael Leary at ccnrpostdoc@gmail.com or at Northeastern University, Center for Complex Network Research, 1100-177 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

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12
Dec

Position Summary

The Data Visualization Research Specialist must possess a unique ability to represent visually complex network data prepared by an interdisciplinary group of physicists, biologists, and computer scientists using various forms of visual design and software development programs. Must be able to use creativity and professional judgment in order to resolve design and technical challenges. Must be adaptable to a constantly evolving collaborative and interdisciplinary workflow.

Responsibilities

PRINT: Create figures ready for scientific publications, presentations, exhibitions, and sharing online (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

INTERACTIVE: Work on a wide range of 2D and 3D interactive media including websites, data visualizations, and vr/ar applications (Html5, Css4, D3, Three.js, AngularJS, python, flask)

3D: Prepare 3D models for the 3D printing pipeline or interactive applications. Create renderings for print and video (Maya, Renderman)

VIDEO: Create time-based media to accompany and document research (Premiere, After Effects)

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in design or a related field
• 4-6 years experience with Adobe Creative Suite Software
• 4-6 years experience with Web Development/Management
• Experience in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched web and/or software applications is
preferred

Instructions
Interested candidates may apply here: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/502412/data-visualization-research-specialist.

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10
Oct

Position Summary

The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is looking for postdoctoral research associates in the area of network science, biological networks and food, science of science, and machine learning/AI.

For a range of projects characterizing the lab, see barabasilab.com/projects. Our current work spans the applications of networks toward understanding human diseases, to quantifying success in scientific careers, and understanding the fundamentals of network dynamics.

Basic Qualifications

We are seeking motivated individuals with interest in applying network science toward social, physical, and biological/food systems. The ideal candidate has a physics, computational sociology, computer science, mathematics, or chemistry/engineering PhD, and previous working experience in network science.

Instructions

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of (i) a current CV with publication lists, (ii) a brief statement of research experience and interests, and (iii) two letters of recommendation sent separately by the writers to: Rachael Leary at ccnrpostdoc@gmail.com or at Northeastern University, Center for Complex Network Research, 1100-177 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

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