In addition to working with faculty on projects funded in their laboratories (see application portal), Princeton runs or participates in several broad-based, competitive programs for distinguished postdoctoral scholars. Some of the postdoctoral programs in which CBE participates are:
Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Recognizes and supports scholars who can contribute to the University’s diversity, broadly defined, including members of groups that have been historically and are presently underrepresented in the academy or in particular disciplines, such as racial and ethnic minorities and women in STEM.
Princeton Bioengineering Initiative – Innovators (PBI²) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows
Supports scholars from across a range of disciplines working at the interface of engineering and the life sciences. Recently launched, PBI is rapidly expanding. Current research focuses on the application of fundamental concepts from engineering and physics to probe biology, and the use of that knowledge to actively engineer living systems for human health and society.
Andlinger Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows
Supports outstanding scholars whose research is related to energy and the environment with a focus on innovative technological solutions, smart economic analyses, and/or impactful policy solutions to our most pressing energy and environmental challenges.
PCCM Materials Science Postdoctoral Fellowship
Intended for early-career scientists with a research focus on materials science and engineering.
Princeton Center for Theoretical Science Postdoctoral Fellowships
Chosen each year in an international search for the most talented individuals in theoretical science.
Lewis-Sigler Institute Fellows
For early career scientists with diverse backgrounds and exceptional promise, people who will eventually populate the new interdisciplinary field of integrative genomics.
T32 Postdoctoral Training Program — Translating Research in Regenerative Medicine
This NIH-funded postdoctoral training program in regenerative medicine is unique and highly regarded for its innovative multi-institutional collaboration, allowing trainees to choose from a list of laboratories and faculty mentors at six participating institutions, including Princeton.
If you are interested in any of these programs, please contact — well ahead of the application deadline — the CBE faculty whom you identify as potential mentors to facilitate the joint development of research plans.