The Desai Family Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University, Department of Philosophy
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton, NJ. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for the Desai Family Postdoctoral Research Associate. Successful candidates will pursue research and teach one course per semester, subject to sufficient enrollments and the approval of the Dean of the Faculty. 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.

Qualifications: Successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in philosophy or a related field and should not have held the degree for more than three years prior to September 1, 2021. The department welcomes applications from scholars specializing in any area of philosophy. This position is subject to the university background check policy.

Applicants must apply online at

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) contact information only for three or more references.

Applications received by November 1, 2020 will be assured of full consideration.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity 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. Princeton is interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in Philosophy.

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