Teaching-track faculty positions

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 mainly from across Africa at our base in Kigali, Rwanda, CMU-Africa is educating future leaders who will create the technology and business innovations that will transform 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 with expertise in:

  • Software engineering
  • Learning science and education technology
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Data science and machine learning 
  • Artificial intelligence.

Teaching-track faculty focus mostly on strengthening our graduate education and mentoring mission but are encouraged to conduct research as well. 

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. from a leading research university and have a serious interest in teaching in the context of opportunities in Africa. Applicants who have a passion for a culturally diverse environment and who demonstrate a willingness to nurture the inclusive Carnegie Mellon 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. Carnegie Mellon University further seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

We will consider applications fitting our needs throughout the academic year. Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran.

 

Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe Memorial Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship

Carnegie Mellon University invites young academics of African descent to apply for the Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe Memorial Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship. This fellowship supports a one-semester scholar-in-residence appointment to engage in teaching and research at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering location in the regional ICT Center of Excellence in Kigali, Rwanda. Recipients of the fellowship will have an opportunity to work with world-class scholars in all areas related to ICT and electrical and computer engineering, including energy, big data, telecom, image processing, software engineering, mobile computing, and information security. They will also have access to laboratory and computing resources and can work with top Carnegie Mellon graduate students at the regional ICT Center of Excellence. Learn how to apply.

 

Carnegie Mellon University Distinguished African Scholar Award

Carnegie Mellon University invites full professors from African universities to apply for the CMU Distinguished African Scholar Award. This award supports a one-semester visiting faculty appointment to engage in teaching and research at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering location in the regional ICT Center of Excellence in Kigali, Rwanda. Distinguished African Scholar awardees will have an opportunity to work with world-class scholars in all areas related to ICT and electrical and computer engineering, including energy, big data, telecom, image processing, software engineering, mobile computing and information security. They will also have access to laboratory and computing resources and can work with top Carnegie Mellon graduate students at the regional ICT Center of Excellence. Learn how to apply.