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Postdoctoral Research Associate Native American and Indigenous Studies

Princeton University Effron Center for the Study of America
Princeton, New Jersey
Salary commensurate with experience
Start date
Nov 2, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
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Employment Type
Full Time


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 in-tellectual community of the Effron Center for the Study of America. Contingent upon suffi-cient 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 compara-tive race and ethnicity are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must apply online at 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, in-cluding 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 Univer-sity’s background check policy. The work location for this position is in-person on campus at Princeton University.

Questions? Please email or call 609-258-9081.

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