Princeton University, PIIRS

Position ID:Princeton University-PIIRS-PDRA1 [#21006, D-20-PII-00006]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate-Reimagining World Order
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Princeton, NJ - New Jersey 08544, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Sciences
International Relations / International Cooperation and Diplomacy, International Institutions, International Organization, International Relations
Politics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/21, listed until 2022/03/01)
Position Description:    

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The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) at Princeton University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior research position for the 2022-2023 academic year with the Reimagining World Order Research Community. One postdoctoral fellowship will be awarded to an exceptional recent Ph.D. recipient who is researching issues relating to the theory, history, and politics of international order in the fields of history and political science. Areas of special interest include the rise and decline of international order, the order-building grand strategies of major states, the logic and character of liberal international order, and non-Western conceptions of world order. The Appointment is for one academic year. Applicants must have already demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and excellence in teaching. This position is open only to scholars who earned a PhD after September 20, 2016 and who do not currently hold a tenure-track or permanent academic position.

Responsibilities include teaching (one full course in the Spring 2023 semester), and actively participating in research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations within the Reimagining World Order Research Community. In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to advise students in his/her specialty or related areas. When teaching, the successful candidate will carry a secondary teaching rank. Any teaching role is contingent on sufficient course enrollments and the prior approval of the Dean of the Faculty.

Appointments will be made through the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). In addition to salary and benefits, the program will provide successful candidate with a research account of $3,000 and a shared office space. The start date of the position is anticipated to be fall 2022.

Applicants must apply online at The following application items should be uploaded by the applicant:

*Cover letter *Curriculum vitae *Dissertation abstract *Writing sample: one chapter of the dissertation or one published article related to the dissertation topic *Research proposal *Details of prior courses taught and evaluation results if available *Document confirming your completion of all requirements for the PhD degree *Names and email addresses for three references. References will be contacted only for those who advance to the short list of candidates.

For fullest consideration applicants should apply by March 1, 2022. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, only final candidates will be contacted. Further information about the RWO Community can be found at:

Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yolanda Sullivan at

The position is subject to the University's background check policy.

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