2020 Career Opportunities

2020 Administrative Staff Search

Assistant Grants Manager, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a department pre-award administrator position.  The incumbent serves as a resource to faculty, staff and students for questions related to grant proposal submissions. Responsibilities include: timely communication with PIs on important guideline changes in proposal submissions; review and understand agency program announcements and submission requirements; review budgetary guidelines in accordance with sponsor proposal requirements; understand and ensure compliance with Federal Uniform Guidance and University policies on allowable costs; ensure appropriate application of cost rates when preparing budgets; provide complete and accurate budget justification; coordinate proposal submission with PI an co-PIs; coordinate with other departments or institutions for proposal submissions; prepare proposal submission through Princeton ERA uploading all required files, budget and budget justification and any other required documents; prepare proposal submission to grant agency using most current available electronic system such as Fastlane, NSF Research.gov, NASA NSPIRES, Grants.gov Workspace; responsible for reconciliation of various accounts including departmental Credit Card transactions; Faculty Computer Program accounts; Learned Society accounts; Prospect Card transactions; update Chart of  Accounts; audit financial accounts and enter adjustment journal entries; assist with CEE website update.

Requirements and qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with six plus years work relevant experience.

• Strongly prefer research administration experience including grant proposal preparation and submission to various governmental agencies such as NSF, DOD, DOE, NASA, etc.

• Able to multi-task and prioritize among competing deadlines.

• Superior analytical skills and superb attention to detail.

• Knowledge of government regulatory policy and implementation related to sponsored research and other activities.

• Ability to interact professionally with all levels of University personnel, as well as the research administration. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

• Must be reliable, adaptable, and responsive to changing work demands.

• Ability to work both independently and as a team member.

• Superior computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office programs Outlook, Excel, and Word.

Applicants must apply online at https://main-princeton.icims.com/jobs/11911/assistant-grants-manager/job?hub=15&mobile=false&width=726&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Please include curriculum vitae and cover letter and contact information for three references. 

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. EEO IS THE LAW

 

2020 Research Staff Search

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.