Postdoctoral Research Associate
Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

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Princeton University

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hellenic Studies and Religion: Eastern ChristianityThe Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies and the Department of Religion at Princeton University invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on Eastern Christianity, to support a highly promising early-career scholar who is trained in the critical study of religion or a related academic discipline (such as anthropology, history, music, philosophy, politics, or sociology), with a focus on Eastern Christianity. Terms of the Fellowship Fellows will be appointed as Postdoctoral Research Associates for September 2022 through June 2023, conducting research on a full-time basis.There is also the possibility for renewal for a second full year (July 2023 through June 2024), based on funding and performance.Fellows who are renewed may be offered the opportunity to teach or co-teach a course during their second year.The monthly salary will be $5,200 (gross) for the first year. Fellows may apply for reimbursement (up to $3,000 per academic year) for research-related expenses or travel expenses when presenting a paper at an academic conference during the period of their appointment. Selected candidates will be required to be in residence in Princeton or the local vicinity. During Wintersession 2023 they may spend time (up to three weeks) at the Princeton Athens Center, conducting research. During the fall term, fellows offer a lecture organized by the Seeger Center. EligibilityCandidates must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by February 1, 2022 (including the defense, viva voce, or final public oral examination). Candidates must have less than 3 years post-PhD work experience. How To ApplyCandidates are required to apply online via AHIRE and submit the following:cover letter with title and summary (200 words) of proposed research project;research proposal (five pages; 2,000 words), including a detailed description of project, timetable, explicit goals, selected bibliography, and the reason it is proposed to be pursued at Princeton;curriculum vitae with list of publications;sample chapter (in English) of dissertation or other recent work;names and contact information of three referees from individuals who are not current members of the Princeton University faculty;a scanned copy of their doctoral degree or a letter from a dean or registrar-level officer on department letterhead confirming the date of completion of all the requirements for the doctoral degree;all non-US citizens and non-US permanent residents are required to provide TOEFL results or equivalent, or a letter from their department head on department letterhead confirming certification of language proficiency in English. With the exception of official transcripts, all submitted documents must be in English.The online application has a designated area for email addresses of referees. After the online application has been submitted identifying referees and the required contact information, each referee will receive an automated email message from Princeton University with instructions for uploading their confidential letter of recommendation, no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on January 25, 2022. Recommendation letters not uploaded to applications should be submitted by email to the attention of Christine Twiname, Administrative Coordinator, at ctwiname@princeton.edu Materials submitted with the application are the property of the Seeger Center and will not be returned. The Committee does not provide feedback to candidates about their applications.DEADLINE: All materials submitted by applicants must be received by 11:59 pm EST on January 18, 2022. Awards will be announced in early March 2022. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

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