Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) invites applications for teaching-track faculty positions.
The College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, a world leader in information technology, engineering and artificial intelligence, has extended its global reach into Africa. Offering master's degrees to full-time resident students from many countries across Africa at our base in Kigali, Rwanda, CMU-Africa is educating future technology leaders who will help accelerate the digital transformation happening in Africa.
We are seeking highly-qualified candidates at all levels to join our dynamic, world-class faculty in contributing to the emerging knowledge-based economies across Africa. Our faculty members collaborate with industry to deliver innovative, interdisciplinary graduate teaching and research programs in the African setting. We are particularly interested in applicants interested in teaching and doing research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity and privacy, software engineering, education technology, and technology entrepreneurship.
Teaching-track faculty focus mostly on strengthening our graduate education and mentoring mission but are encouraged and supported to conduct research as well. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. from a leading research university and have a passion for teaching and doing research in the context of opportunities in Africa. Applicants who have passion for a culturally diverse environment and promoting aninclusive environment are encouraged to apply.
We take pride and active steps in considering a diverse applicant pool in terms of gender, race, veteran status, and disability.
Our review of applications will start on December 1, 2020. However, we will consider applications fitting CMU-Africa needs throughout the academic year.
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About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.