Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate Department: MRC for Iran/Persian Gulf Study - 28300

The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research position in the culture, history, politics, economics or religion of Iran and the Persian Gulf region in the 19th - 21st century, with preference for the cultural aspects of the above, starting in September 2019. This full-time twelve-month position may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory performance and funding.. Candidates are required to apply online at and submit the following documents: (1) cover letter with title and summary (200 words) of proposed research project; (2) research proposal (max. 1600 words), including description of project, bibliography, timetable, explicit goals, and the reason it is proposed to be pursued at Princeton; (3) curriculum vitae and list of publications; (4) sample chapter (in English) of dissertation or other recent work; (5) contact information for three references. DEADLINE: All materials, including letters, must be received by March 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST. Preferred start date is September 1, 2019. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Essential Qualifications: PhD required. Postdoctoral Research Associates may not pursue another degree while in this appointment, nor may they hold any other fellowships or visiting positions concurrently. Appointment cannot be deferred to a later term. Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a PhD within the last three years although more senior candidates may be considered. Candidates within Princeton University will not be considered. Please contact for further clarifications. Directory Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Function: Regular Professional Research Grade: RR040 Full-time/Part-time: Full time Eligible for Overtime: No Benefits Eligible: Yes Education Required: Doctorate Degree Application Deadline: March 31, 2019 Instructions for Applying: Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page. Documents which can be associated with this posting: Cover letter, Statement of Research Interest, Resume/CV, Bibliography/Publications List, Writing Sample, Other Document 1 Proposed Start Date: 09-01-2019 End date, if a Term Appointment: 09-01-2020 Comments related to end date: This twelve-month position may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory performance. EEO Statement: Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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