2020 Career Opportunities

2020 Research Staff Search

Postdoctoral Research Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Form Finding Lab in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for post-doctoral and more senior research position to support research on the mechanics of curved crease origami. The research will be conducted under the direction of Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens. Responsibilities include conducting experimental and computational mechanics research as it relates to developing novel curved crease origami systems; overseeing day-to-day graduate and possibly undergraduate student research as it relates to project goals and meeting project milestones and go/no-go points; organizing and leading a curved crease origami workshop with our collaborating origami artist and mathematicians and designers; presenting at conferences and leading journal publication efforts; leading outreach effort of designing and constructing demonstrators; developing and writing research proposals.  This is a 1-year position. 

Minimum qualifications: doctoral degree in mechanical or civil engineering, physics or applied mathematics field, appropriate experience in computational mechanics and mechanics of slender systems, prototyping and artistic flair. Strong project management skills and a superior publication record. 

Interested candidates should submit an application online https://www.princeton.edu/acad-

positions/position/18321. Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information for three references. 

Please send inquires to sadriaen@princeton.edu

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
Postdoctoral Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate or more senior research position. The position involves working on multiple research projects in the areas of mechanics, bio-inspired and novel designs of architectured materials, and additive and automated manufacturing processes. The goal is to develop an understanding of novel designs of civil engineering materials with enhanced performance characteristics for infrastructure and energy applications. The research will be conducted under the direction of Professor Reza Moini. This is a one-year appointment with possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in a relevant field including material science, civil, or mechanical engineering. Individuals with experience in fracture and damage mechanics, brittle materials, advanced and automated robotic manufacturing, materials processing, materials modeling, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17781 Applications should include cover letter, CV, brief statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information for three references.

The review process will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position's anticipated start date is as early as February 2021 . Selected candidate will have the opportunity to work in the state-of-the-art materials characterization and additive manufacturing laboratories, and to work in collaborative, supportive and inclusive interdisciplinary research environment.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.

 

Postdoctoral Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Lab in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Princeton University seeks a post-doctoral research associate or more senior researcher to pursue research related to urban energy systems modeling with potential for modeling systems in the US and India. This is a one-year position with possible renewable depending on performance and funding.   This position is expected to begin as soon as possible. This position is in conjunction with the NSF-funded Sustainable Healthy Cities SRN 
(sustainablehealthycities.org) and will be advised by Professor Anu Ramaswami. A recent Ph.D. in a relevant field and demonstrated publications and applications to at least two or more interdependent infrastructures are required.  Individuals with skills and knowledge relevant to some of the following topics are encouraged to apply: energy resource planning & optimization; modeling of networks & power systems; energy systems analysis; systems concepts for assessing resilience as well as Data science & machine learning. Interested candidates should submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17402 

Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information for three references. The review process will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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. 

 
Postdoctoral Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate or more senior research position. The position involves modeling coastal flooding induced by tropical cyclones. The goal is to develop better ways to estimate how coastal flood risk/probabilities will evolve with the changing climate. The research will be conducted under the direction of Professor Ning Lin, with possible collaborations with other hurricane and climate scientists. This is a one-year appointment with possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in a relevant field of science or engineering. Individuals with experience in modeling storm surge and wave, knowledge of the tropical cyclone and climate, and a strong commitment to original as well as interdisciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/16821. Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information for three references.

The review process will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.