The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) is seeking top
scholars in their fields who have teaching experience and will
provide Princeton students with a unique opportunity to study
topics that are not regularly offered at the University.
Applications will be accepted from outstanding scholars in the
humanities and social sciences, as well as from established
writers, artists, filmmakers, or architects working on projects
relating to Latin America who are stellar teachers.
Visiting Research Scholars will be expected to teach one
undergraduate course per semester, conditional upon sufficient
enrollments and approval of a Princeton department and the Dean of
the Faculty, and to participate in PLAS-related events on
Appointments are for one or two semesters, during the 2018-2019
academic year (fall semester: September 1, 2018-January 31, 2019;
spring semester: February 1-June 30, 2019). A competitive salary
commensurate with experience and excellent benefits will be
offered. The Office of the Dean of the Faculty determines salary on
the basis of current academic rank and award duration; appointment
rank at Princeton is determined on the basis of experience and
current institutional affiliation.
How to Apply:
For full consideration, all the materials listed must be
received by October 20, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. All
candidates must submit materials and apply online (job requisition#
D-17-LAS-00001) at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/1882
- Cover letter indicating the applicant’s proposed length of stay
(1-2 semesters), title of the proposed research project, and
- Curriculum vitae (in English);
- One undergraduate seminar proposal (or syllabus) for each
proposed semester of the fellowship, including a statement of how
this course(s) would enhance undergraduate education at
- A four-five page statement describing the research project and
its scholarly contribution;
- The names and contact information of three (3) referees (the
Program will contact them, if needed, at a later date).
Required Qualifications: Advanced degree preferred.
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.