Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows Program recognizes and supports scholars who can contribute to Princeton University’s diversity, broadly defined, including members of groups that have been historically and are presently underrepresented in the academy or in particular disciplines. The Fellows have a fully-funded one-year appointment renewable for a second year. Eligible applicants interested in working with CTRFL should directly contact Prof. Mueller as soon as possible and include a CV in their initial communication. The application deadline for the 2022 cohort is anticipated to be December 1, 2021 (for a start date between July 2022 and September 2022). Information about the program can be found on the following website: Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows.
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment invites applications for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows program, with start dates as early as June 2022. This program supports outstanding scholars whose research focuses on innovative solutions to pressing technological, economic, and/or policy challenges relating to energy and the environment. Fellows must collaborate with two or more Princeton faculty or senior researchers within an energy or environment-related field and establish an interdisciplinary research plan. The Fellows have a fully-funded one-year appointment renewable for a second year. Eligible applicants interested in working with CTRFL should directly contact Prof. Mueller as soon as possible and include a CV in their initial communication. Applications are anticipated to be due by December 15, 2021 for full consideration. Additional information can be found on the following website for last year: 2021 Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Prospective Graduate Students
Prospective graduate students interested in CTRFL research should apply for admission to the graduate program in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University: MAE Graduate Admissions. Typically, at least one new Ph.D. position is available with CTRFL each year.
Princeton Undergraduate Students
CTRFL generally employs one Princeton University undergraduate student during the summer as an undergraduate research assistant. In addition, Prof. Mueller is always happy to advise undergraduate independent work during the academic year. Please contact Prof. Mueller for further information.
At this time, CTRFL has no openings for undergraduate students from outside Princeton University.