The Department of Politics at Princeton University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research associate or more senior research position in the fields of Formal Theory or Quantitative Analysis. This position involves a year of research at Princeton with the possibility of renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. The aim of the program is to nurture a diverse group of promising scholars and to increase the critical mass of scholars with interests in formal theory and quantitative methods at Princeton. Interested applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17601 and submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, transcript and the names and contact information of three references. Ph.D. is required. The cover letter should describe how applicants might engage in collaborative research projects with Princeton Politics faculty members. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient and may be uploaded with the application. Applicants who are unable to upload unofficial transcripts may send official transcripts to F/Q Postdoctoral Fellowship Search, Department of Politics, 001 Fisher Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544. We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2021. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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