Position Summary: The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG) at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs seeks up to six visitors for the 2014-2015 academic year. NCGG will award one-year research positions to eligible, talented scholars. 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.
Application Deadline - December 1, 2013, EST.
Applicants must apply online and submit the below materials by Sunday, December 1, 2013, EST. Letters of reference are to be submitted by December 5, 2013.
Applicants will be required to 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 uploading letters of reference.
Candidates who hold positions at academic institutions will also be required to submit:
- Statement indicating if a sabbatical leave is available;
- Home institution policy with regard to sabbatical pay;
- History of 'sabbatical leaves' over the past seven years;
- A confidential statement indicating salary for the current academic year (September 2013 - July 1, 2014).
Salary - Rank and salary will be contingent on qualifications. NCGG Fellows will receive applicable Princeton University benefits, a taxable moving allowance, and a $2,500 research fund.
For more information about the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance fellowship program, please contact Patricia Trinity, Assistant Director at email@example.com.
Essential Qualifications: 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. Preference will be given to recent recipients of a doctoral degree. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence for the duration of the fellowship (September 1, 2014 - July 1, 2015).
Education Required: Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline: 12-01-2013