Project Engineer

Requisition # 2018-8451
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 3:07 PM)
Academic Administration
Full-Time / Part-Time


The successful candidate will be the Simons Observatory subsystem Project Engineer for Princeton University and must establish and maintain a deeply-technical understanding of these systems and how the Princeton team's contributions add constructively to the effectiveness of the overall effort.

Simons Observatory is a $45M project across multiple institutions, developing a suite of instruments to measure the Cosmic Microwave Background in Chile.



The Project Engineer will:

Communicate with stakeholders to define subsystem requirements and ensure the project is on track to achieve them.


Determine and maintain schedules, identify risks and develop risk mitigation, identify tasks and performingpersonnel.


Drive reviews and track progress of integration and test plan.


Execute/Lead design and fabrication tasks relevant to subsystem development.



A Ph.D in Physics is required.


Two years of project management experience is preferred.




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. EEO IS THE LAW


Salary Grade

ADM, 060

Standard Weekly Hours


Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Comments Related to End Date

Renewable Term

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver’s License Required



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