Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University


Department
Psychology - 23900
Woodrow Wilson School - 26000

Position Summary
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Psychology at Princeton University invite applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research position from individuals with a PhD degree or who expect to receive a PhD degree by September 1, 2017 in Psychology or related disciplines with behavioral and policy relevance. The position is offered for one year, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.

In addition to carrying out independent research, the appointee often collaborates with one or more faculty members. Beyond research (along with some financial support), the appointee will be expected to assist in the teaching of the "psychology and policy" course, including the evaluation of written work by masters students and leadership of discussion sections for the class. Appointees may also lead discussion sections for an undergraduate course given by the Psychology Department or the Woodrow Wilson School. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Dean of the Faculty.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.princeton.edu and submit a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Essential Qualifications
A PhD degree in Psychology or related disciplines with behavioral and policy relevance is required.

Preferred Qualifications
A background in behavioral decision research or social psychological research is a plus.

Directory Title

Job Function
Regular Professional Research
Grade
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full-time/Part-time
Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
No
Benefits Eligible
Yes
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
Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Other Document 1
Proposed Start Date
09-01-2017
End Date, if a Term Appointment
09-01-2018
Comments related to end date:
The position is offered for one year, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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