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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University, Program in Latin American Studies

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Reference Code: D-17-LAS-00003
Job Location: Princeton , NJ
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Communications, journalism, film, TV
Social & behavioral sciences
Humanities: Languages & literature
Application Closing Date: 1/5/2018
Date Posted: 2017-10-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Program in Latin American Studies
Princeton University

The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) is seeking candidates from a mix of disciplines who are engaged in scholarly or creative work on topics related to Latin American Studies to fill one to two Postdoctoral [or more senior] Research Associate positions. Candidates will be expected to devote themselves to research and writing, and may teach not more than 1 course per semester. They also will be invited to participate regularly in the scholarly activities of the PLAS intellectual community.

Appointments are for a 12-month term, starting September 1, 2018, with the possibility of renewal, contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. A competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits will be offered.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Job Requirements

Doctoral degree. Academic excellence, potential to bring new ideas and approaches to Princeton University and to interact successfully with a broad range of faculty and students.

Information and Application Process Instructions

How to Apply

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.

All candidates must apply online and submit the below materials at:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of research interests (one-two pages)
  4. A representative sample of recent work (under 30 written pages or equivalent in the candidate’s professional medium; for artistic work, links within a PDF preferred).
  5. Names and contact information for three references (the Program will contact them, if needed, at a later date)

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.

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