Postdoctoral Researcher - Cylab

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA

Postdoctoral Researcher - Cylab-2016299



Carnegie Mellon University CyLab is the University's security and privacy research institute. Housed in the 25,000+ sq. ft. Collaborative Innovation Center, we bring together experts from all schools across the University, encompassing the fields of engineering, computer science, public policy, information systems, business, humanities, and social sciences.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher for Professor Vyas Sekar's research team. In this role, you will carry out advanced independent and/or directed 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 organizing 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. The purpose of this role is to acquire the professional skills needed to pursue a career path of his or her choosing.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in ensuring project deliverables 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
  • Gathering and analyzing data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing 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 should demonstrate:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills required
  • Strong organization and communication skills required


  • Doctorate Degree in a related field required

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

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