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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University Center on Contemporary China
New Jersey
Posted Date
Sep 25, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate for the academic year for a 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Preferred start date September 1, 2024. PhD in a related field is required. The position is open to a scholar who would be in residence and participate in all of the Center's activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures. The ideal candidate should have less than three years of post- PhD research experience prior to anticipated start date and studies aspects of contemporary Chinese society from a social science disciplinary perspective. The associate will have opportunities to collaborate with the Center's faculty. To apply for a postdoctoral position, please link to This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Applications should include: 1. A cover letter 2. A statement of research plans and their relation to CCC activities (1-3 pages) 3. A current curriculum vitae 4. Contact information for two references 5. Two writing samples. Application deadline: November 19, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST. Questions about the application process for this position may be directed to Yan Bennett at More information on the Center can be found at

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