The Form Finding Lab in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for post-doctoral and more senior research position to support research on the mechanics of curved crease origami. The research will be conducted under the direction of Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens. Responsibilities include conducting experimental and computational mechanics research as it relates to developing novel curved crease origami systems; overseeing day-to-day graduate and possibly undergraduate student research as it relates to project goals and meeting project milestones and go/no-go points; organizing and leading a curved crease origami workshop with our collaborating origami artist and mathematicians and designers; presenting at conferences and leading journal publication efforts; leading outreach effort of designing and constructing demonstrators; developing and writing research proposals. This is a 1-year position. Minimum qualifications: doctoral degree in mechanical or civil engineering, physics or applied mathematics field, appropriate experience in computational mechanics and mechanics of slender systems, prototyping and artistic flair. Strong project management skills and a superior publication record. Interested candidates should submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/18321
Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and the contact information for three references. Please send inquiries to email@example.com. This position is 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.