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Princeton Materials Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) announces the competition for the 2018 Princeton Materials Science Postdoctoral Fellowship is CLOSED.

These prestigious postdoctoral positions are intended for early-career scientists with a research focus on materials science and engineering. Ph.D. is required. Successful candidates will be appointed as early as spring 2018 for a full-time, 12 month period as a postdoctoral research associate or more senior, renewable annually for up to three years based on performance and funding. The selected fellow(s) will join the research group of a current PCCM investigator. The current list of investigators and their areas of research, which include topological phases of electrons in materials, surface and dynamics in confined polymers, and the development of ultra-coherent quantum materials, can be found at

Applications must be submitted online at is external). Applications will require curriculum vitae (CV), list of publications, and a statement of your proposed research plans at PCCM. Applicants will need to provide contact information for two references who will be solicited to provide letters of recommendation. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the application deadline date of November 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. These position are subject to the University's background check policy.

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.

2017 PCCM postdoctoral fellows:

Nakita Noel
Dr. Noel earned her Ph.D. from Oxford University, U.K. while working with Prof. Henry J. Snaith. Nakita will be working with Professor Barry Rand’s group(link is external) at Princeton

Alicia Kollar
Dr. Kollar recently earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University while working with Prof. Benjamin Lev. Alicia will be working with Professor Andrew Houck’s group(link is external) at Princeton

Dillon Wong
Dr. Wong recently earned his Ph.D. from UC, Berkeley where he worked with Prof. Michael Crommie's group. At Princeton, Dillon will be working with Professor Ali Yazdani's group(link is external) doing microscopy of 2D materials.

2016 PCCM postdoctoral fellow:

Antonia Statt
Dr. Statt completed her Ph.D. in physics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany in October 2015 after three years working with Professor Kurt Binder's group. She is currently working with the Panagiotopoulos group(link is external) at Princeton.

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