Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance

Location
New Jersey, United States
Posted
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2018
Ref
8569
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG) at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate position from individuals with a Ph.D. degree or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. These awards are designed to promote basic research in the broad areas of international and comparative political economy, international organization and global governance, and globalization. Research on the causes and consequences of globalization, the political economy of foreign trade, monetary and regulatory policies, the sources of international cooperation at the global and regional level, the domestic and international politics of economic development, the political economy of human security issues, the evolution and impact of international institutions, and the politics of international law and human rights policies is of relevance.

Outstanding scholars anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. The Center invites candidates with a background in political science, economics, modern history, sociology, anthropology, law, business, and other disciplines bearing on the study of globalization to apply. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence for the duration of the appointment (September 1, 2019 - July 1, 2020).

Application Deadline:  Applicants should apply by Friday, November 30, 2018, for full consideration, however; posting will remain open until filled.

Application Process -All candidates must use the online application process to submit materials at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/8569.

Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2019 in one of the above mentioned disciplines. 

To apply, please provide the following:

  • Cover letter explaining the candidate's scholarly career, prospective or actual doctoral defense date, and academic interests;
  • Current curriculum vitae including publications;
  • 2,000-word description of the proposed research project, including its specific objectives, importance, and research design;
  • One writing sample (limit of 100 pages);
  • Contact information for three references, who will be asked to comment specifically on the applicant's qualifications for the proposed research project. Referees will be contacted directly by email with instructions for submitting a confidential recommendation on your behalf. Letters of reference are to be submitted by the end of business day on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Complete your application well before the deadline so that references can be submitted in a timely manner.

Salary - Rank and salary will be contingent on qualifications. NCGG Fellows will receive applicable Princeton University benefits, a taxable moving allowance, and a $5,000 research fund. 

Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in February 2019.  These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.

For more information about the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance fellowship program, please contact Patricia Trinity, Assistant Director at ptrinity@princeton.edu.