Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition No: D-20-PII-00003


The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate for the academic year for a 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Preferred start date September 1, 2020. 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.  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. He/she will have opportunities to collaborate with the center's faculty. 


To apply for a postdoctoral position, please link to  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

5.Two writing samples. 


Application deadline: Jan 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST


Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yan Bennett at More information on the Center can be found at