Visiting Research Scholar/The Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW)

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

Princeton University


Department
Woodrow Wilson School - 26000

Position Summary
The Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), part of the Woodrow Wilson School, invites outstanding researchers to apply for Visiting Research Scholar appointments.

CHW supports research on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries. Successful candidates will devote an academic year or a semester in residence at Princeton to research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations concerned with the determinants of physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing, and the effects of public policy on health and wellbeing. Applications are welcome from researchers in a variety of disciplines, including medicine, psychology, biology, epidemiology, economics, sociology, and related social science disciplines.

Visiting research scholars participate in activities of CHW, including faculty-graduate seminars, workshops, and public lectures, and enjoy access to a wide range of other activities throughout the University. Scholars devote the major portion of their time to research and writing on issues related to health and wellbeing. Some Scholars may also be invited to teach contingent upon sufficient enrollments and with the approval of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. Although most Scholars will stay for the entire academic year (September through June), applications for a single semester or a portion of a semester will be considered.

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of (1) the quality of their achievements in their field of specialization and their ability to benefit from the activities of CHW; (2) the significance of their proposed contribution to CHW's mission; and (3) the contribution they are likely to make to research in the future.

December 15, 2016 is the deadline 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.

Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter, a CV, a research paper, book chapter, or a dissertation chapter; a statement of no more than 1,500 words describing how you plan to use your time at Princeton; and a confidential statement indicating your current 12-month salary and what sources of financial support you are likely to have during your visit.

For more information about the Center for Health and Wellbeing, please visit its website at http://chw.princeton.edu.

Essential Qualifications
Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent degree. The program is open to all regardless of citizenship, but it does not support work toward the completion of a degree. Salaries are based on the salary in effect at the Scholar's home institution. Scholars from academic institutions normally receive up to one-half their academic-year salaries from their home institutions for the appointment period.

Preferred Qualifications


Directory Title

Job Function
Visiting Professional Research
Grade
RV 020
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
Statement of Research Interest
Other Document 1
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
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