Postdoctoral Research Associate/Global Health Program

Updated: about 19 hours ago
Location: Princeton, NEW JERSEY
The interdisciplinary Global Health Program, administered by the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will collaborate on the academic activities of the Global Health Program; responsibilities will include providing guidance, advising and leading methodological workshops on students' independent research projects. The Postdoctoral Research Associate may be invited to teach in one of Princeton's undergraduate programs. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

The term of the appointment is one year initially, starting on or about September 1, 2021, with the possibility of renewal up to three years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence in Princeton or the local vicinity, or demonstrate to the program's satisfaction the ability to be on campus on a daily basis and on short notice in order to fulfill responsibilities relating to in-person participation.

We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research in global health and who are working in one or more of the following fields: anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, sociology, disease ecology, global health, social and political determinants of health, vaccines. We seek candidates who innovate methodologically and who demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

A PhD is required. Applicants must have no more than two years of postdoctoral work experience prior to the start of the appointment.

Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing), a curriculum vitae, one writing sample and contact information for two references.  

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in March 2021.

For more information about the Global Health Program, please visit its website at

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

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.
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