The Center on Contemporary China (CCC) of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate. This is a full time, 12-month appointment with a preferred start date of September 1, 2016, with a possibility for reappointment based on satisfactory performance and funding. The position is open to a scholar who would be in residence and participate in all of the Center's activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures. He/she will have opportunities to collaborate with the center's faculty.
The ideal applicant will have received a Ph.D. within the past three years and studies aspects of contemporary Chinese society from a social science disciplinary perspective.
To apply for the postdoctoral position, please link to https://jobs.princeton.edu, position requisition number 1500749. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Applications should include:
1. A cover letter
2. A statement of research plans and their relation to CCC activities (1-3 pages)
3. A current curriculum vitae
4. Contact information for two references (your referees must submit references before the Dec. 18 deadline).
5. Two writing samples.
Application deadline: December 18, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yan Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information on the Center can be found at ccc.princeton.edu.