Job ID: 149132

Assistant Professor

Princeton University

  • Nov. 6, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)
  • Princeton University
    Princeton, NJ
  • Dec. 30, 2020
  • Feb. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mining/Minerals
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) at Princeton University ( invites applications for an assistant professor position in the general area of Materials Science and Engineering. We welcome outstanding candidates from diverse backgrounds and disciplines in engineering and the natural sciences to apply. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed between PRISM and the academic department at Princeton best aligned with the candidate’s work.

This is intended to be a broad search open to all areas of materials science and engineering including Materials and Methods in Advanced Manufacturing, Quantum Materials Science, Soft/Living/Bio-Inspired Materials, Materials for Energy/Environment, and Photonic Materials/Light-Matter Interactions. We are seeking enthusiastic and creative scholars who will enhance our academic community through their research and their strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented in science and engineering.

Applications should be received by December 30, 2020 to ensure full consideration. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references online at

  • Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

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  • Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)
    Princeton University
    70 Prospect Ave
    Princeton, NJ 08540

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