The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance (NCGG) at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs invite applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate position from individuals with a Ph.D. degree or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year. These awards are designed to promote basic research in the broad areas of international and comparative political economy, international organization and global governance, and globalization. Research on the causes and consequences of globalization, the political economy of foreign trade, monetary and regulatory policies, the sources of international cooperation at the global and regional level, the domestic and international politics of economic development, the political economy of human security issues, the evolution and impact of international institutions, and the politics of international law and human rights policies is of relevance.
Outstanding scholars anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. The Center invites candidates with a background in political science, economics, modern history, sociology, anthropology, law, business, and other disciplines bearing on the study of globalization to apply. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence for the duration of the fellowship (September 1, 2020 – July 1, 2021).
Application Deadline: Applicants should apply by Friday, November 29, 2019 (11:59pm EST), for full consideration, however; posting will remain open until filled.
Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. or who expect to receive a Ph.D. degree by September 1, 2020 in one of the above-mentioned disciplines. To apply, please provide the following:
Cover letter explaining the candidate’s scholarly career, prospective or actual doctoral defense date, and academic interests;
Current curriculum vitae including publications;
2,000-word description of the proposed research project, including its specific objectives, importance, and research design;
One writing sample (limit of 100 pages);
Contact information for three references, who will be asked to comment specifically on the applicant’s qualifications for the proposed research project. 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 business day on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Complete your application well before the deadline so that references can be submitted in a timely manner.
Salary – Rank and salary will be contingent on qualifications. NCGG Fellows will receive applicable Princeton University benefits, a taxable moving allowance, and a $5,000 research fund.
Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in February 2020. These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.
For more information about the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance fellowship program, please contact Patricia Trinity, Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Additional Salary Information: NCGG Fellows will receive applicable Princeton University benefits, a taxable moving allowance, and a $5,000 research fund.
Internal Number: D-20-WWS-00001
About Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance began operation in Fall 2004 and is directed by Helen Milner. The Center strives to develop a tight-knit intellectual community at Princeton and promote ties between the academic and policy communities involved in globalization and international governance issues.