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Employees are our most valuable — and valued — resource. Joining the PPPL Princeton community offers a host of unique possibilities. 

In an atmosphere of academic excellence, alongside SUSTAINED EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION efforts, our employees have opportunities for professional achievement and personal growth. When you become a staff member, you join a community of talented and dedicated people. To learn more about our commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, click here.

At Princeton University-PPPL, we aspire to provide a positive work environment that respects all individuals and encourages excellent work performance and high morale. We provide comprehensive benefits and policies that help employees achieve work life balance. We strive to offer programs and services that promote our commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.

We offer a variety of occupations including researcher and engineering positions, administrative and finance positions, faculty appointments, clerical positions, technical and digital media specialists, security and medical positions, service and skilled crafts positions as well.

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Haven't found a job that fits your skillset? Join Princeton's TALENT NETWORK to enhance your job search and the application process for Princeton University and the Plasma Physics Lab. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you for current and future employment opportunities. By joining the Talent Network you can:

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Hiring the very best and most talented people is key to sustaining PPPL’s excellent work environment and enabling PPPL to maintain its status as a leading National Laboratory.  (Learn more)

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