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Research Fellow

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.


Job Description

  • Contributes to research in a highly technical Computer Science lab. This can involve: developing new ideas, algorithms, software and hardware; designing, documenting, modifying and debugging software; evaluating and validating software, circuits, algorithms and architectures.
  • Carries out experiments in association with students, staff and faculty.
  • Describes techniques and results for use in scientific papers and conferences; assists in writing reports and articles.
  • Contributes to the development of new research proposals.



  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Computer Science or related field).
  • Expertise with programming languages appropriate to the specific field of study.
  • Expertise with building and maintaining software systems.
  • Familiarity with one or more specialized subareas of investigation within Computer Science.
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision.


Additional Information

There are multiple openings for full-time and part-time positions.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Application Instructions

Please submit a CV and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

To apply please visit: https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/513734/research-fellow-cics


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