Academic Professionals

From postdocs and librarians to researchers and specialists, inspired academic professionals are vital contributors to the University’s status as a world-class teaching and research institution.

Incoming Academic Professionals

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Benefits for Academic Professionals

Explore the comprehensive suite of benefits available to you and your family as an academic professional at Princeton.

Research & Professional Development for Academic Professionals

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Academic Professional Career Ranks & Advancement

Explore Princeton’s career ladders and approach to advancement.

Exit Checklist

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Research Highlights

Princeton researchers find a path toward Hep E treatment by disentangling its knotty structure
Feb. 28, 2023

The hepatitis E virus protein ORF1 contains a region that scientists have struggled to characterize, making the structure and function of this region the subject of much debate. Now, Princeton scientists show that this region of the protein does not behave as a protease, as has been previously suggested, but instead serves as a molecular…

Princeton’s trustees approve supplemental 2.5% midyear salary increase for most faculty, academic professionals and staff
Jan. 31, 2023

Princeton University’s Board of Trustees has approved a 2.5% midyear base salary increase for most benefits-eligible staff, faculty and academic professionals. The increase is effective Feb. 1.

Postdoctoral scholars at Princeton to receive minimum annual salary of $65,000
Jan. 27, 2023

The new minimum salary, which takes effect March 1, represents a nearly 20% increase over a federally required minimum.

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