Application for Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is seeking candidates for postdoctoral and more senior research positions. Individuals with evidence of experience in scholarly research and a strong commitment to excellence in education are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. is required. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Applicants must apply online at and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement and contact information for three references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

We welcome applications from all areas in mechanical and aerospace engineering including but not limited to the fields of:


Combustion and Energy Science

Computational Science and Engineering

Dynamics and Controls Systems

Energy and Climate

Fluid Mechanics

Lasers and Applied Physics

Materials and Mechanical Systems


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.

Requisition No: D-21-MAE-00006