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P4 Postdoctoral Research Associate

https://ccc.princeton.edu/pppp

Associate Research Scientist (Associate Research Scholar)

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a full-time Associate Research Scholar (functional title of Associate Research Scientist) with a preferred start date of September 1, 2020. The Center conducts research that advances the study of contemporary China at Princeton University and provides substantive analysis from social science perspectives of the dramatic social shifts taking place in China today. The Research Scholar's duties include: working collaboratively with the Director to analyze multiple large datasets; coordinating, designing, implementing, and reporting on the results of such analyses; interfacing with collaborators or potential collaborators in research; potential course instruction pending departmental need, sufficient course enrollments and with the approval of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty; offering of workshops; preparing manuscripts for publication; training junior scholars and graduate students on research study design, methodology, and theory; guiding junior scholars and students in research projects; being familiar with quantitative data sources on China; providing data resource services on China to Princeton's scholars and students; and managing and participating in research conferences, seminars, and lecture series. The successful applicant will also contribute to the overall research agenda of the Center. There will be opportunities for authorship on publications and preparing applications for external funding. The appointment is for three years with reappointment contingent upon successful department and University committee review. Required Qualifications: Qualified individuals will have a Ph.D. and have: strong data management, programming, and statistical analysis skills; ability to interpret data with coherent theory; strong methodological skills and interests; interest in quantitative research methods and theory; strongly motivated; and can work well in a team setting. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese are required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated productivity in terms of published journal articles and scientific conference presentations. Preference will be given to candidates who are interested in contemporary China. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/15341 by the application deadline of April 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST and submit the following:

1. A cover letter

2. A current curriculum vitae

3. Contact information for two references

4. Two writing samples

Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yan Bennett at ybennett@princeton.edu. More information on the Center can be found at ccc.princeton.edu.

 

Center Postdoctoral Program

Now Closed.

 

Tsinghua Interns for Summer 2020

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China is looking for outstanding undergraduate student from Tsinghua University to join our quantitative social science research during a 2-month stay in Princeton. Students from physics, computer science, news majors with solid background in statistics, high-performance algorithms, machine learning, text analysis are preferred.

Please send your resume to Junming Huang (junminghuang@princeton.edu). Remote and local interviews will be arranged until a final list is determined. Students are expected to work remotely starting from April, and work in Princeton from July - mid-August, 2020.

我们计划从清华大学邀请杰出的本科学生来到普林斯顿大学,在为期两个月的暑期访问中和我们一起展开量化的社会科学研究。根据研究项目的内容,我们将优先考虑邀请社会学系、物理系、计算机科学与技术系、经济管理学院、新闻传播学院的学生,期待具有数理统计、高性能算法、统计学习、文本理解等不同背景的学生的密切交流能帮助推进对一系列社会科学前沿问题的理解。

从即日开始接受报名,请将简历发送至黄俊铭junminghuang@princeton.edu。我们在收到简历后将择期安排远程面试和现场面试,3月下旬确定来访学生名单。4月开始访问学生远程参与前期研究工作。6月22日开始在普林斯顿大学访问直至8月中旬。