PIIRS Postdoctoral Fellowship

PIIRS Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Princeton, United States

Deadline: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Contact: nbergman@princeton.edu


Job Description

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship program for the 2020-21 year for the PIIRS Reimagining World Order Research Community. One postdoctoral fellowship will be awarded to an exceptional recent Ph.D. recipient who is researching issues relating to the theory, history, and politics of international order in the fields of history and political science. Areas of special interest include the rise and decline of international order, the order-building grand strategies of major states, the logic and character of liberal international order, and non-Western conceptions of world order. Appointment is for two academic years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year pending satisfactory appointment and continued funding. The appointment will be made through the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Applicants must have already demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and excellence in teaching. A Ph.D. is required.

The fellowship's responsibilities include teaching (co-teaching in first year, one full course each semester in second and third years), and actively participating in research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations within the Reimagining World Order Research Community. In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to advise students in his/her specialty or related areas. When teaching, the successful candidate will carry a secondary teaching rank, and any teaching role is contingent on sufficient course enrollments and the prior approval of the Dean of the Faculty.

Appointments will be made at the rank of Postdoctoral Research Associate. In addition to salary and benefits, the program will provide fellow a research account of $3,000 a year and office space.

Applicants must apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=14921

  The following application items should be uploaded by the applicant:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dissertation abstract
  • Writing sample: one chapter of the dissertation or one published article related to the dissertation topic
  • Research proposal
  • Two course proposals
  • Details of prior courses taught and evaluation results if available
  • Document confirming your completion of all requirements for the PhD degree
  • Names and email addresses for three references, who will be automatically invited to upload their confidential letter of recommendation to the online portal once the application has been submitted

For fullest consideration applicants should apply by February 28, 2020. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, only final candidates will be contacted. Further information about PIIRS can be found at: http://piirs.princeton.edu/. For questions about this position, please contact Nicole Bergman at nbergman@princeton.edu.

These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.

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.