Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Global Health Program Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted: 10/26/2019 (Employment)

The interdisciplinary Global Health Program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson School, invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will collaborate on the academic activities of the Global Health Program; responsibilities will include providing guidance, advising and leading methodological workshops on students’ independent research projects. The Postdoctoral Research Associate may be invited to teach in one of Princeton’s undergraduate programs. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

The term of the appointment is one year initially, starting on or about September 1, 2020, with the possibility of renewal up to three years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence during the term of appointment.

We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research in global health and who are working in one or more of the following fields: anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, sociology, disease ecology, global health, social and political determinants of health, vaccines. We seek candidates who innovate methodologically and who demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

A PhD is required. No more than two years of postdoctoral work experience prior to the start of the appointment.

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in March 2020. Please apply online at and submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing), a curriculum vitae, one writing sample and contact information for two references. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

For more information about the Global Health Program, please visit its website at

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Deadline: 01/31/2020

Location: Princeton University