Research Associate I - Robotics Institute

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Location: Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA

Research Associate I - Robotics Institute-2015998


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.
The Robotics Institute is in search of a Research Associate I. For this position, you will be responsible for research and development on the ARL learning physics project, field testing and data analysis, and software and hardware development.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • May program software in support of job functions. Attends project meetings.
  • Identifies problems and obstacles to progress; develops strategies to solve problems.
  • Summarizes statistical information for analysis, examination or presentation; writes technical reports. May build and validate quantitative models.
  • Performs research experiments following experimental protocol and procedures. Researches and documents information by compiling and maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Uses a variety of software packages to input, manipulate, collect and record results or observations.
  • Research and development on ARL learning physics project.
  • Field testing and data analysis.
  • Software and hardware development.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

You should demonstrate:

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

Bachelor's Degree in a related field required.

Minimum of 1 year of experience required with:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Research methodology
  • Research lab
  • Research

Experience software programming and debugging on UAVs highly desired.

Experience performing experimental analysis preferred.

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
: Research 
Primary Location
: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh 
Time Type: Full Time 
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree 

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