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Professional Specialist-Liechtenstein Institute on Self Determination, Princeton University

Princeton University, LISD
New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 6, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Editing & Publications Management
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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs is seeking a Professional Specialist with a master's degree and several years of experience to support LISD's teaching, research, and publication on issues related to and emerging from self-determination, especially pertaining to the state, self-governance, sovereignty, security, and boundaries, with particular consideration of socio-cultural, ethnic, and religious issues involving state and non-state actors.

The Professional Specialist will provide project management and coordination of a diverse set of research activities, including large multi-institutional research projects. The Professional Specialist will work with the LISD Founding Director to develop new arenas of inter-cultural dialogue related to political life and convene relevant interlocutors and stakeholders. They will formulate and design discussions, seminars, and lecture series dealing with interdisciplinary approaches to global governance and political theory, including but not limited to LISD's Project on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations (PORDIR) and Seminar on Global Diplomatic and Security Challenge (GDSC). The Professional Specialist will work with and mentor PORDIR and GDSC students in interdisciplinary research design methods and production.

Responsibilities include facilitating collaboration with academics and practitioners, coordinating data transfer, managing the production of multi-author manuscripts, and development and coordination of seminar(s) student activities.

A master's degree in European Studies is required; the ability to speak, write and conduct research in German is strongly preferred. This is a one-year term position.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, C.V., and names of two references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

The deadline for submission is July 6, 2022 for full consideration.

We at the School of Public and International Affairs believe that it is vital to cultivate an environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion - fundamental to the success of our education and research mission. This commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment and hiring as we actively seek colleagues of exceptional ability who represent a broad range of viewpoints, experiences and value systems, and who share Princeton University's dedication to excellence.


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