Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Department of Electrical and Computer 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 an 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 and include a CV and contact information for 3 references. These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton Quantum Initiative

The Princeton Quantum Initiative seeks outstanding applicants for our postdoctoral fellowship 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, renewable up to three years, depending on performance, with a highly competitive salary. 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 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 October 31, 2021, 11:59 EST will be fully considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. We are interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in quantum science and engineering.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer/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.