The Department of Politics at Princeton University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior research position that involves a year of research at Princeton. Scholars in all subfields of political science will be considered. The aim of the program is to nurture a diverse group of promising scholars, and there is a particular interest in attracting applications from groups that have been historically underrepresented in the field of political science at Princeton University. Ph.D. is required. Interested applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17521 and submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references. The cover letter should describe how applicants might engage in collaborative research projects with Princeton politics faculty members. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and available funding.
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