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Postdoctoral Fellow- Robotics Institute - Military Veterans

at Carnegie Mellon University

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 Postdoctoral 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
  • Completed Phd program

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.


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Pre/Post-Doctoral Associates & Fellows

Position Type

Staff – Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

Hourly, Salary

More Information: 

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

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

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

  • Statement of Assurance

Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University

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