Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Associate Research Scientist
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: Northeastern University's new Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (W-IoT) has established an Associate Research Scientist position dealing with cutting edge research in wireless technologies and Internet of Things.
Responsibilities: Performs basic or applied research in an area of considerable scope and complexity. Plans independent research and analyzes and publishes the results. Prepares grant proposals. Provides functional and administrative supervision over supporting research staff and transfers technical and statistical expertise. Responsible for purchasing and budget administration. Attends meetings and may present research. Some use cases are export controlled and potential to work on classified projects after completion of training and certification.
Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in electrical or computer engineering or related discipline; must have progressively responsible experience that demonstrates the ability to plan and execute research; Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills are essential, as are time-management and organizational skills. Good written and verbal communication skills and organizational talents are expected. Proposal preparations for sponsored research funding, research experience involving experiments, and project management experience are pluses.
Applicants should send a letter of application addressing the selection criteria and indicating how their background and expertise fit with the specific needs of the Institute, a curriculum vitae, one print of prior scientific publications, and the names and contact information of 3-5 references through the website. References will only be sought for finalists.
Salary Grade: 11
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.