Job position at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Deadline is on

Research Associate

Computer Science

Job summary
Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world’s most renowned education institutions. With ground-breaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big ambitions, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn’t imagine the future, we invent it. If you’re passionate about joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here!
The Computational Biology Department (CBD) within the School of Computer Science is seeking a Research Associate to join the team. The department is a world leader in the development and implementation of rigorous computational approaches to biomedical research problems. This role will assist in the development and execution of research projects including experiment design, analysis of data collected and writing up experiment results.

Your core responsibilities will include:
  • Uses a variety of software packages to input, manipulate, collect, and record results or observations.
  • Performs research experiments following experimental protocol and procedures. Researches and documents information by compiling and maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Summarizes statistical information for analysis, examination, or presentation; writes technical reports. May build and validate quantitative models.
  • Identifies problems and obstacles to progress; develops strategies to solve problems.
  • May program software in support of job functions. Attends project meetings.
  • Performs related duties as assigned
Inclusion and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of diverse audiences. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
This is a great opportunity for someone to work in a creative, dedicated, driven team, in a collaborative environment committed to technical innovation, inclusion, and work-life balance.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-3 years of research, data collection and analysis experience
  • Strong problem-solving, reasoning, and communication skills
  • A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.

  • Successful background check
At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role's responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique key skills and the diverse perspectives you bring. Our commitment to fostering an inclusive work environment means we also account for geographic differentials. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.
Tip: To strengthen your application consider posting a video-summary of your most exciting research.