Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Electrical Engineering seeks applications in all areas of Electrical Engineering for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position. Candidates should have a commitment to teaching and a demonstrated ability to pursue a high impact research program. A start date of September 1, 2020 is preferred.

The department is committed to fostering an academic environment that acknowledges and encourages diversity and differences. The successful candidate will pursue academic excellence in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings.

Applicant review will begin in November. For full consideration, please submit applications no later than December 31, 2019, using the following site: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13461. Applications require: a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, descriptions of research and teaching interests, and the contact information for four references.

The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check.


Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton Quantum Initiative

The Princeton Quantum Initiative seeks outstanding applicants for the inaugural year of our postdoctoral research program. These highly competitive positions will support research in quantum science and engineering across several departments throughout the university, including physics, electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry, and mechanical engineering. Research areas include foundational quantum science, quantum materials, devices for quantum technologies, and quantum computer science.

Appointments will be for one year with the possibility of renewal annually for up to three years total. The starting salary is $65,000. Applicants should have a strong track record of research excellence in a related field, and should have or be approaching a PhD in a related discipline (physics, EE, chemistry, or computer science).

Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/14422. Please include a CV, a brief (1-2 page) statement of research interests including faculty member(s) with whom you would want to work, and contact information for three references. All applications received by December 1, 2019 will be fully considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Machine Learning, Security, and Privacy

The Department of Electrical Engineering has an opening for a postdoctoral or more senior researcher in the area of machine learning, security, and privacy. We are interested in researchers with excellent creativity, independence, writing ability, and mentoring skills. Ideal candidates would have some experience in either security/privacy, or machine learning (especially federated learning). We're particularly interested in researchers who are motivated to "bridge the gap" between theory and practice.

Appointments will be for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and funding availability. Applicants should have (or be close to obtaining) a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related areas. 

Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13741. Please include a CV, statement of research, and contact information for three references. The final candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check.


Lecturer Position

The Department of Electrical Engineering seeks applications from outstanding candidates to teach and assist in the development of courses. Depending on the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the department, job responsibilities will include such activities as teaching and developing lecture classes; teaching and developing lab-based classes; supervising graduate-student teaching assistants; grading problem sets and lab assignments; supervising students in the grading of problem sets and lab assignments; developing and maintaining online curricular material; classroom and lab demonstrations; and supervising undergraduate research projects. An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field, is required (PhD preferred). Exceptional candidates who can only teach on a part-time basis will be considered. The position is renewable for 1-year terms depending on departmental need and satisfactory performance. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/11241. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions

The Department of Electrical Engineering invites applications for postdoctoral, or more senior, research positions. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. Requirements include a Ph.D. in engineering, applied physical sciences or related areas and experience in an area of research of the department. Individuals with evidence in scholarly research and a strong commitment to excellence in education are encouraged to apply. Applicants must apply online at direct application link https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/10801 and include a CV and contact information for 3 references. These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Data Science Positions

The Department of Electrical Engineering has an opening for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate in machine learning or distributed optimization at Princeton University under Professor Yuxin Chen and Professor Mung Chiang. The group has a track record of fundamental research with visible impact in practice, through industry partnership, technology transfer, and entrepreneurship. Previous postdocs have been successful with academia, industry, and startup careers. We seek outstanding candidates with strong analytic skills in data science and optimization methods and their engineering applications. Appointment will be for one year with renewal based on performance. A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related areas is required. Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/11781. Please include a CV, statement of research, and contact information for three references. The final candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check.


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Circuits

A postdoctoral or more senior research position in reconfigurable RF/mmWave integrated circuits and systems and reconfigurable electromagnetic interfaces is available. Candidates will work in this cross-disciplinary research area that intersects complex RF ICs, electromagnetics, antennas and materials. Ph.D. is required. Experience in one or more areas of RF and mmWave ICs and antennas is preferred. Appointments will be for one year, with possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance. Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/12162 and include a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for 3 references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


Postdoctoral Research Associate: Chip-Scale Bio-Sensing

A postdoctoral or more senior research position in chip-scale, bio-sensing is available in a multi-disciplinary, integrated lab focusing on enabling extreme miniaturization of complex bio-sensing/diagnostic systems through a crosscut approach across integrated circuits and systems, microfluidics, nano-optics and surface chemistry. Candidates will work in this cross-disciplinary research area along with our collaborators. Ph.D. is required. Experience in two or more areas of silicon ICs, nano-optics, microfluidics, bio-compatible packaging and bio-sensing is preferred. Appointments will be for one year, with possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance. Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/12161 and include a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for 3 references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.