NIEHAUS POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (2021 – 2022)
The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG) at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs invite applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate position from individuals with a Ph.D. degree or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2021 for the 2021-2022 academic year. These awards are designed to promote basic research in the broad areas of international and comparative political economy, international organization and global governance, and globalization. Research on the causes and consequences of globalization, the political economy of foreign trade, monetary and regulatory policies, the sources of international cooperation at the global and regional level, the domestic and international politics of economic development, the political economy of human security issues, the evolution and impact of international institutions, and the politics of international law and human rights policies is of relevance. Outstanding scholars anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. The Center invites candidates with a background in political science, economics, modern history, sociology, anthropology, law, business, and other disciplines bearing on the study of globalization to apply. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence in Princeton or the local vicinity, or demonstrate to the program’s satisfaction the ability to be on campus on a daily basis and on short notice in order to fulfill responsibilities relating to in-person participation, office hours, and the like for the duration of the fellowship (September 1, 2021 - July 1, 2022).
Application Deadline - Applicants should apply by Friday, November 27, 2020 (11:59pm EST), for full consideration, however; posting will remain open until filled.
Application Process - All candidates must use the online application process to submit materials at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17341.
Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2021 in one of the above-mentioned disciplines. To apply, please provide the following:
- Cover letter explaining the candidate’s scholarly career, prospective or actual doctoral defense date, and academic interests;
- Current curriculum vitae including publications;
- 2,000-word description of the proposed research project, including its specific objectives, importance, and research design;
- One writing sample (limit of 100 pages);
- Contact information for three references, who will be asked to comment specifically on the applicant’s qualifications for the proposed research project. Referees will be contacted directly by email with instructions for submitting a confidential recommendation on your behalf. Letters of reference are to be submitted by the end of business day on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Complete your application well before the deadline so that references can be submitted in a timely manner.
Salary – Rank and salary will be contingent on qualifications. NCGG Fellows will receive applicable Princeton University benefits, a taxable moving allowance, and a $5,000 research fund.
Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in February 2021. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
For more information about the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance fellowship program, please contact Patricia Trinity, Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.