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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Piazza Research Team - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 
 
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Date Posted 12/09/2021
Category
Admin-Computing-Other
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University ranked among the top programs in the United States, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are an extremely collaborative department with ties to several multidisciplinary institutes and centers. We collaborate with colleagues around the world through a number of research and educational programs. We have world-class experimental and computing infrastructure, including state-of-the-art nanofabrication facilities.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for Professor Gianluca Piazza’s research team. In this role, you will perform research in the area of mm-wave microresonators  and supervise PhD students in the group. 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 coordinating 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 must demonstrate:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills required

  • Strong organization and communication skills required

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Carnegie Mellon University. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally 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.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate Degree in a related field required

Are you interested in this opportunity? Please apply!

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 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, including use of facial coverings, daily self-assessment and weekly Tartan Testing.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Pre/Post-Doctoral Associates & Fellows

Position Type

Postdoctoral Associate / Fellow (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

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



The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University ranked among the top programs in the United States, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are an extremely collaborative department with ties to several multidisciplinary institutes and centers. We collaborate with colleagues around the world through a number of research and educational programs. We have world-class experimental and computing infrastructure, including state-of-the-art nanofabrication facilities.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for Professor Gianluca Piazza’s research team. In this role, you will perform research in the area of mm-wave microresonators  and supervise PhD students in the group. 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 coordinating 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 must demonstrate:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and reasoning skills required

  • Strong organization and communication skills required

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Carnegie Mellon University. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally 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.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate Degree in a related field required

Are you interested in this opportunity? Please apply!

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 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, including use of facial coverings, daily self-assessment and weekly Tartan Testing.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Pre/Post-Doctoral Associates & Fellows

Position Type

Postdoctoral Associate / Fellow (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

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


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