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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University, Princeton University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Start date September 1, 2024
Job description

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton, NJ.  The Department of Philosophy invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates. We are hiring postdoctoral associates for Lara Buchak and Andrew Chignell’s research project Philosophy, Religion, and Existential Commitment in Society (PRECIS), part of the Princeton Project in Philosophy of Religion (https://www.ppprinceton.org/). The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or Religion or related fields and be prepared to do research on topics related to the project. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year pending satisfactory performance.  Appointments will be made to the rank of Postdoctoral Research Associate; when teaching, the candidate will hold the secondary rank of Lecturer. Candidates will not be asked to teach more than one course per semester.

Qualifications:  By August 1, 2024, the successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Religion or related fields and applicants should not have more than three years of postdoctoral experience by the appointment date.  The department welcomes applications from scholars specializing in any area of philosophy.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/33081. A complete application will contain the following materials:

1) a cover letter of application

2) a curriculum vitae

3) a sample of writing in the candidate's field of specialization

4) 1,000-word research statement

5) contact information for three or more references

Applications received by February 29, 2024 11:59 (EST) will be assured of full consideration.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy. The work location for this position is in-person on campus at Princeton University.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/...
Deadline for full consideration: February 29, 2024, 11:59am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.ppprinceton.org/
Time created December 20, 2023, 7:03pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 16, 2024, 7:08pm EST
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