Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows, Regional Studies

Princeton University in New Jersey

Deadline January 15, 2015
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 1-3 postdoctoral teaching fellowships, beginning September 1, 2015. PIIRS postdoctoral teaching fellows will be in residence at PIIRS engaged in research while teaching up to two courses per academic year, subject to sufficient enrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty. Postdoctoral research associate appointments are for a term of one year, renewable up to three years, subject to available funding and performance; while teaching they would also carry the title of lecturer. Courses may be on the politics, history, economics, societies, or cultures of any of the following regions of the world: Africa; the Middle East; Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia; South Asia; or West Europe. (For more on PIIRS and its programs, go to This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

To apply for the position, please link to, position requisition number 1400693. Applications should include:

(1) A cover letter;
(2) A current curriculum vitae;
(3) A statement of research plans while at PIIRS
(4) A teaching statement detailing the candidate's teaching experience, the proposed courses, and sample syllabi (if available);
(5) Provide names and contact information from two persons familiar with the candidate's scholarship and teaching; and
(6) One writing sample (article- or chapter-length).

Application deadline: January 15, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Questions about the application process for these positions may be directed to Susan Bindig at


Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and 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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