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Postdoctoral Research Associate Announcement Native American and Indigenous Studies

Employer
Princeton University, Institute for International and Regional Studies
Location
Princeton University, Princeton
Closing date
Dec 2, 2023

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Position Type
Postdoc
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic

Job Details

The Effron Center for the Study of America at Princeton University seeks a postdoctoral research associate in Native American and Indigenous Studies for a one-year term, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024. Ph.D. required.

The postdoctoral appointment is in conjunction with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, “Indigenous Futures in Times of Crisis,” a joint endeavor between Princeton and NYU during the 2024-25 academic year. The postdoctoral fellow will be housed at Princeton University, and is expected to participate in the seminar, and support public-facing digital content for the Sawyer seminar. The fellow is also encouraged to participate in the intellectual community of the Effron Center for the Study of America. Contingent upon sufficient enrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty, the successful candidate may teach one course. Candidates working in the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies, across the social sciences, humanities, gender and sexuality studies, and comparative race and ethnicity are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/32506 by 11:59 pm EST on December 1, 2023 and submit:

• cover letter

• cv

• research statement discussing the applicant’s current and future scholarly projects, including a detailed overview of the dissertation and/or book project (2 pages)

• writing sample (an article or a chapter)

• two letters of recommendation

• course description for a class on a topic related to Native American and/or Indigenous Studies .

Additional materials may be requested at a later stage. 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.

Questions? Please email ee1916@princeton.edu or call 609-258-9081.

Company

Established in 2003, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) is Princeton University’s international and regional studies center — promoting research, learning and dialogue on world cultures and issues of global importance. The Institute provides funding and support for a wide range of programs and activities aimed at advancing understanding of international issues in global, comparative, societal and cultural perspectives and at fostering sustained interdisciplinary conversation in international and regional studies among Princeton faculty and students.
 

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