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 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 an inclusive 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.

Application process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Apply Now

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

 

  

ESL Instructor

We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible ESL teacher with a professional background demonstrating a range of relevant skills and experience. They will be self-motivated, able to work both independently and as part of a team and excited about supporting the ESL program in maintaining and developing our initiatives. They will also be innovative in seeking new opportunities to further the mission of our program. In addition, they will be interested in working at a more strategic level to collaborate with other universities and partners in developing knowledge-sharing and teacher training programs.

Read full job description and apply here.

 

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.

Due to the current global pandemic, applications will reopen in 2021. 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.

Due to the current global pandemic, applications will reopen in 2021. Learn how to apply.