Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted: 11/28/2017 (Employment)

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University
Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, Postdoctoral Research Associate Position, 2018-19

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate for the 2018-19 academic year for a 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Preferred start date September 1, 2018. The position is open to a scholar who would be in residence and participate in all of the Center’s activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures. The ideal applicant will have received a Ph.D. within the past three years and studies aspects of contemporary Chinese society from a social science disciplinary perspective. He/she will have opportunities to collaborate with the Center’s faculty. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Applicants must apply online at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/4781.

Applications should include:

1. A cover letter
2. A statement of research plans and their relation to CCC activities (1-3 pages)
3. A current curriculum vitae
4. Contact information for two references
5. Two writing samples.

Application deadline: February 2, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yan Bennett at ybennett@princeton.edu. More information on the Center can be found at ccc.princeton.edu.

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Location: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies