Professor, Social Sciences

Princeton University in New Jersey

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 12, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Princeton University seeks qualified candidates for a tenured professorship in the social sciences (including the disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology).  Candidates are required to have regional expertise and knowledge of relevant foreign languages and should be engaged in research within their discipline in one of the following areas of concern:  1) growth and inequality; or 2) energy, environment, and natural resources.  In addition to contributing to their respective disciplinary department and to the wider research community of the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), they are expected to broaden international networks and strengthen regional course offerings at the University.   Applicants should apply online at, for position requisition number 1400561.  Senior scholars should submit a brief letter of interest along with a vita, but no publications, letters of recommendation, or writing samples at this time.  For fullest consideration, please apply by October 1, 2014.

Essential Qualifications: Excellence in a social science discipline.  Regional expertise.  Thematic focus on issues of growth and inequality, or energy, environment, and natural resources.

Education Required: Ph.D. in one of the above mentioned disciplines.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


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