Postdoctoral Research Associate/Global Health Program

Princeton, NJ
Feb 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Woodrow Wilson School - 26000  

Position Summary
The interdisciplinary Global Health Program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson School, invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a postdoctoral research associate. The postdoctoral research associate will collaborate on the academic activities of the Global Health Program; responsibilities will include providing guidance, advising and methodological workshops on students' independent research projects. The postdoctoral research associate may be invited to teach in one of Princeton's undergraduate programs. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. The term of the appointment is one year, starting September 1, 2017, with the possibility of up to two, one-year renewals contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence during the term of appointment. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing), a curriculum vitae, one writing sample and contact information for two references.

The deadline for submission is December 15, 2016 for full consideration, however, applications will continue to be reviewed until all available positions are filled. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in March 2017.  

Essential Qualifications
We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research in global health and who are working in one or more of the following fields: anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, sociology, disease ecology, global health, social and political determinants of health, vaccines. We seek candidates who innovate methodologically and who demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

A PhD is required. The degree must not have been received more than two years prior to the start of the appointment. Applicants who do not hold a PhD, but expect to do so by September 1, 2017, must provide documentation that the final draft of the dissertation has been submitted.  

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Professional Research  
RR 040  
Standard Hours
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Writing Sample  
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EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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