Postdoctoral Research Associate/Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP)

Princeton, NJ
Sep 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) seeks postdoctoral or more senior research associates for the ten-month 2018-2019 academic year. The Center supports empirical research on democratic political processes and institutions. PhD required. Each research associate will pursue research and contribute to the intellectual life of the Center, the Department of Politics, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. CSDP scholars must be in residence at Princeton during the academic terms, and are expected to participate in the weekly CSDP seminars and related weekly research seminars in the Department of Politics, as well as occasional lectures, conferences, and other events. Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and applicable Princeton University benefits in accordance with university guidelines, a taxable moving allowance, and a research allowance. Applicants must apply online and submit a CV, a 3-5 page (double-spaced) statement of research interest/research proposal, a writing sample, and the names of two (and not more than two) references. A cover letter is optional. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST (including letters of recommendation from the two references). This position is subject to the University's background check policy.