Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Princeton University

The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (in collaboration with the Department of History ), invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior. Primary criteria are the quality of the applicant's research and expertise in the sociological and historical study of drug policy, with emphasis on situating contemporary drug policies in relation to 19th and 20th century politics and society. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for independent research as well as opportunities for collaboration with Princeton faculty. The selected candidate may participate in the teaching program if mutually agreed, with sufficient course enrollments, and with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty. Appointment will be for one year, starting on July 1, 2018, with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and funding. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence during the term of appointment. Applicants must have a doctorate by the time of the appointment and demonstrate commitment to conduct primary research in the history and sociology of U.S. health policy. Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing), a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2017. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in February 2018. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.





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Posted: 2/9/2018
Application Due: 2/21/2018
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