Postdoctoral Research Associate - SPI/SPY 502

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Princeton University

The Princeton 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, 2021 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 School of Public and International Affairs. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Dean of the Faculty. When teaching, the appointee will hold the additional title of Lecturer. A PhD degree in Psychology or related disciplines with behavioral and policy relevance is required. A background in behavioral decision research or social psychological research is a plus. Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, C.V., one or at most two research papers, and two reference letters. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2021, 11:59 pm EST for full consideration. The position will be starting as soon as September 1, 2021. Princeton University is an equal opportunity 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.





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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time