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Postdoctoral Fellow- Robotics Institute

Carnegie Mellon University

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Postdoctoral Fellow- Robotics Institute

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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 Post Doctoral Fellow. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment.

Job Functions:
  • Participate in research involving advanced robotics for manufacturing, especially robot motion planning and humanrobot collaboration.
  • Communicate with collaborators, prepare research documents (monthly report), write papers
  • Mentor graduate students
Required skill set:
  • At least 2 years of experience in programming for industrial robots (in particular, FANUC, Yaskawa)
  • Published first-authored papers on top robotics conferences, e.g., ICRA, IROS
  • Good oral and writing communication skills
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Robotics Institute. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively 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.

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:

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Pittsburgh, PA

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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