Postdoctoral Research Associate, Formal Theory/Quantitative Analysis, Politics Dept

Princeton, Mercer County
Aug 01, 2014
Position Type
Position Summary: The Department of Politics at Princeton University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior research position in the field of Formal Theory/Quantitative Analysis. This position involves a year of research at Princeton with the possibility of renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Applications are welcome from scholars who will have received their doctoral degrees within the past four years (or expect to receive a Ph.D. by the start date, September 1, 2015). The aim of the program is to nurture a diverse group of promising scholars and to increase the critical mass of scholars with interests in formal theory and quantitative methods at Princeton. Interested applicants should apply online at and submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references. The cover letter should describe how applicants might engage in collaborative research projects with Princeton politics faculty members. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Transcripts should be sent directly to F/Q Postdoctoral Fellowship Search, Department of Politics, 130 Corwin Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544. We will begin reviewing applications on February 16, 2015.

Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. required by start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.