Visiting Scholar

Princeton University in New Jersey

Deadline December 15, 2014
Date Posted August 18, 2014
Type Fellowship
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a World Politics visiting scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. The position is sponsored by the Institute's scholarly journal World Politics and is intended to foster research and writing suitable for publication in the journal. Applicants should be engaged in cutting-edge empirical or theoretical work in the fields of comparative politics or international relations and preferably hold an ongoing position at a university or research institution. This position is ideally meant for a scholar on sabbatical leave from her/his home institution; depending on the successful candidates salary, the fellowship could provide up to one-half of the scholars academic year salary, subject to a cap that will be determined. Visiting scholars are expected to be in residence at PIIRS for the entire academic year.


To apply, please link to, position requisition number 1400577. Applications must include:


(1) a cover letter with an indication of (and justification for) the level of support requested;

(2) a brief statement of research plans;

(3) a current curriculum vitae;

(4) names and email addresses of two persons who can provide confidential letters of recommendation; and

(5) one writing sample (article- or chapter-length).


The deadline for applications is December 15, 2014.


For more information on PIIRS, see Further questions about this position may be directed to Beate Witzler at


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.



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