Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Princeton University/PRISM
Princeton, New Jersey
Closing date
Dec 13, 2021

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Field of specialization
Engineering, Materials
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) at Princeton University ( invites applications for multiple positions in the general area of Materials Science and Engineering at all ranks (assistant, associate, full professor).  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, Natural and Engineered Materials for Energy/Environment/Sustainability 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 1, 2021 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 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. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.


PRISM at Princeton University was founded to address long term global and societal challenges through deeper understanding and invention in the world of materials and their applications. The core elements of our mission include research integrating the sciences and engineering to pursue new fields at the intersection of traditional disciplines, a seamless boundary between academia and industry, and the education of the next generation of leaders in the field.
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