Postdoctoral Fellow - Robotics Institute

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA

Postdoctoral Fellow - Robotics Institute-2016284



The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University was established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks. Seeking to combine the practical and the theoretical, we have diversified efforts and approaches to robotics science while retaining the original goal of realizing the potential of the robotics field.

Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute is searching for a Research Associate I. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by researching and developing on DSTA project, hardware and software development, and field testing and necessary.


Core responsibilities will include:

  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies may be required depending on area and specialty.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations.  May also assist in grant writing.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
  • Conduct research experiments within the predetermined research scope and methodology of department and university.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Doctorate Degree in a related field required.

Robotics hardware and software programming experience highly desired.

Field testing experience preferred.


You should demonstrate:

Strong oral and written communication skills, problem-solving and reasoning skills, organization and planning skills, and analytical skills.


You should have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as good analytical and problem solving skills. Adaptability, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Robotics Institute. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at Carnegie Mellon University. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners with 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.



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More Information:

Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at:

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

Statement of Assurance:

Job Function
: Information Technology 
Primary Location
: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh 
Time Type: Full Time 
Minimum Education Level: Doctorate 

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