Visiting Associate Research Scholar

Princeton University

The Program in Latin American Studies is launching an open call for applications for next year's visiting short-term fellowships. We are looking for top scholars in their field. Applications will be accepted from outstanding scholars in the humanities and social sciences, as well as from established writers, artists, filmmakers, or architects working on projects relating to Latin America who are stellar teachers. Appointments are for either one or two months during the 2018-2019 academic year (September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019). The Office of the Dean of the Faculty determines salary on the basis of current academic rank and award duration; appointment rank at Princeton is determined on the basis of seniority and current institutional affiliation. Visiting Associate Research Scholars will be expected to devote themselves to research and to participate regularly in the scholarly activities of the PLAS intellectual community. How to Apply: For full consideration, all the materials listed below must be received by October 20, 2017. All candidates must apply online to submit materials at: 1) Cover letter indicating the applicant's proposed length of stay, one to two months during the academic year (September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019), and title of the proposed research project; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) A four-five page statement describing the research project and its scholarly contribution; 4) Names and contact information of three referees (the Program will contact them, if needed, at a later date).