Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) seeks post-doctoral or more senior research associates for ten-month positions anticipated to start on September 1, 2021. The Center supports empirical research on democratic political processes and institutions. PhD required.Each research associate will pursue research and contribute to the intellectual life of the Center, the Department of Politics, and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. CSDP scholars must be in residence at Princeton during the academic terms, and are expected to participate in the weekly CSDP seminars and related weekly research seminars in the Department of Politics, as well as occasional lectures, conferences, and other events. Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and applicable Princeton University benefits in accordance with university guidelines, a taxable moving allowance, and a research allowance.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 for the duration of the fellowship (September 1, 2021 - July 1, 2022).Applicants must apply online and submit a CV, a 3-5 page (double-spaced) statement of research interest/research proposal, a writing sample, and the names of two (and not more than two) references. A cover letter is optional. Applicants for this 2021-2022 postdoctoral research associate position must apply https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17882. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. 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 the business day on Friday, December 4, 2020. Complete your application well before the deadline so that references can be submitted in a timely manner.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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