Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

James Sturm, Naveen Verma, and Sigurd Wagner


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 This position is 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 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 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 and include a CV and contact information for 3 references. These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.