Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science

Princeton University seeks an exceptional academic leader to serve as its next Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). The Dean is responsible for the quality, conduct, administration, planning, and development of the school’s teaching programs and research activities.
The successful candidate will possess an outstanding record of accomplishment in research, teaching and administration, and will demonstrate uncompromising commitment to academic and educational excellence, to the highest ethical standards, and to the creation and support of a vibrant and broadly diverse community of faculty, students, and staff across SEAS.
The next dean will take office at a pivotal moment in the School’s history. The School has completed a strategic planning process and the University’s president has emphasized the importance of engineering to Princeton’s future.
Princeton’s SEAS is home to an eminent faculty of more than 140 members and an exceptional student body numbering more than 1,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The current faculty includes 19 members of the National Academy of Engineering and 8 members of the National Academy of Sciences. Annual research expenditures exceed $70 million.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply button. Nominations may be sent to seassearch@princeton.edu. Nominations and applications should be received by November 13, 2015.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.