Princeton Research Day UAF

Fellowship Description

Reporting to Christine Murphy, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs in the Graduate School on behalf of the PRD sponsorship team, the PRD UAF will have the opportunity to participate in the administrative and oversight of Princeton Research Day.  The fellow would lead efforts on two projects over the course of the academic year that are outlined briefly below. 

The fellow will serve on the PRD leadership team.  In the fall, the UAF is expected to work with the leadership team on data analysis and strategic program initiatives.  The UAF will develop promotional messaging to encourage program participation. 

In the spring, the UAF will collaborate with the sponsor team to oversee the PRD submissions, including preparing information about the submission process, reports on submission data, and planning the logistical details for live presentations. The UAF will take the lead on organizing the submissions collected through MyPrincetonU and will make sure the materials are available in MediaCentral in advance of Princeton Research Day. 


    1. Strong project management and problem solving skills
    2. Excellent communications skills
    3. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
    4. Ability to think critically and creatively

    UAF Mentor

    Christine Fecenko Murphy
    Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, The Graduate School
    University Administrative Fellowship Mentor

    Christine Murphy is the assistant dean for academic affairs in the Graduate School. In this role, she works closely with the natural science and engineering graduate departments to articulate and enforce graduate school academic policy, to advise and support graduate students, and to resolve academic and enrollment issues. Christine holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and transitioned to academic administration following her postdoctoral work at Duke University. 

    Current & Former PRD Fellows

    Andrew Finn, GS, ENG
    University Administrative Fellow
    GradFUTURES Forum Speaker
    Clio Hall Award Recipient

    I am the current Vice President of the Graduate Student Government, a University Administrative Fellow, and an English Department PhD Candidate who specializes in medieval English literature.