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Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship - Knowledge Creation and Education Network - College of

Carnegie Mellon University
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Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Carnegie Mellon University’s department of Knowledge Creation and Education Network within the College of Engineering is searching for a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow. This is a dynamic opportunity for someone who thrives in an exciting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by providing crucial support by carrying out advanced independent and/or advised research to achieve the objectives of the research project. This position will require an in depth knowledge of a niche field, process, or subject area and may involve prioritizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports which contain descriptive, analytical and evaluative content. You will acquire the professional skills needed to pursue a career path of your choosing.

Core responsibilities include:
  • Assisting in ensuring project results are achieved

  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies may be required depending on area and specialty

  • Participating/assisting in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations

  • Collecting and analyzing data, including periodical/literature search and applying specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data

  • Conducting research experiments within the predetermined research scope and methodology of department and university

  • Other duties as assigned

You must demonstrate:
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills required

  • Strong organization and verbal and written communication skills required

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within CMU. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

  • Doctorate Degree in a related field required

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity? Apply today!

CMU’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. The most up-to-date information on CMU's COVID-19 mitigation requirements can be found here: Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus .


Kigali, Rwanda

Job Function

Pre/Post-Doctoral Associates & Fellows

Position Type

Postdoctoral Associate / Fellow (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

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