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The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment fosters a vibrant atmosphere where deep collaboration, engagement, passion, and curiosity among faculty, researchers, students, and staff are highly valued. The Andlinger Center is continuously looking for talented and dedicated individuals who want to join our team and help fulfill the center’s mission: to provide clean energy for a rapidly growing world population while preserving our natural resources.

job opportunities

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Princeton University invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank in the field of sustainable energy, engineering, and technology policy in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. We invite candidates from all relevant disciplines in engineering and the natural, physical and social sciences to apply. We seek creative and enthusiastic candidates with the background and skills to build upon and complement our existing departmental strengths, and those who can bridge disciplines and span research initiatives.

We are specifically interested in candidates with a strong track record and expertise in energy economics, energy finance, decision and behavioral sciences, or law related to energy technology and the environment. Particular research areas of interest include issues of policy and technology adoption related to energy transitions, greenhouse gas emissions control, urban infrastructure and resilience, and coastal adaptation.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have a demonstrated record of excellence and, for senior positions, leadership in research. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed between the Andlinger Center and an academic department aligned with the candidate’s expertise.

Of particular interest are qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented in science and engineering.

Complete applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and succinct descriptions of teaching and research interests should be submitted online to Applicants will also be required to submit names and contact information for three references. Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2022.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Communications Specialist

Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Princeton University

The communications specialist will play a lead role in the design and implementation of the Andlinger Center communications strategic plan and will cultivate the voice of the Andlinger Center, aligning with the Center’s strategic goals and engaging a wide range of audiences. The communications specialist will ensure editorial standards, identify story ideas and write content for web, multimedia and video projects, targeted social media strategy, and print media projects; and will exercise discretion and judgment. The communications specialist works with leadership to enhance the brand identity of the Andlinger Center and to strengthening connections with partners and donors. The communications specialist will also convey highly technical information to a scientifically literate audience, in additional to a non-scientific audience, in an effort to bring research to life.

The position reports to the executive director of administration and works closely with the Andlinger Center director and the SEAS communications director in support of the strategic vision. The position also works closely with the visual communications specialist, the SEAS senior editor and the SEAS communications team.

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.

fellowship opportunities

Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellows in Energy and the Environment

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University established the Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellows Program to attract distinguished visitors who will enrich the research and/or teaching missions of the Andlinger Center. Applicants must propose a set of activities designed to enrich teaching and/or research at the Andlinger Center that go beyond contributing to the visitor’s career development, research, teaching, and/or advancing a collaborator’s research. Applications are open.

Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows in Energy and the Environment

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University established the Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program to attract promising doctoral graduates who will enrich the research and/or teaching missions of the Andlinger Center. Fellows have the opportunity to collaborate with the center’s associated faculty and research staff members on innovative energy and environmental projects. Applications are open.

Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment

The Paul A. Maeder ’75 Fund for Innovation in Energy and the Environment supports the Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment. Each year, faculty members nominate the very best post-generals, non-DCE graduate students performing research related to energy and/or the environment as impacted by energy. The student may be enrolled in any Ph.D. program on campus and nominations from departments outside of engineering are encouraged. 

undergraduate opportunities

Undergraduate Summer Internships

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) invites undergraduates to apply for paid summer internships. Funding will be provided for research projects performed under the direction of faculty doing research in areas related to the center’s mission of finding solutions to secure our energy and environmental future. 

Undergraduate Student Funding

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) welcomes proposals for undergraduate student group and individual projects in areas related to energy and the environment. Applications may be submitted through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE) and must include a detailed proposal, budget, names of group leaders (if applying for group funding), and student transcript(s). Proposals should be no more than two pages and clearly identify the applicability to ACEE’s mission of providing solutions to energy- and environment-related challenges. Students from all university departments are welcome to apply.

For questions about any opportunity listings, contact or 609-258-4899.