Postdoctoral Research Associate | Princeton University Job at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

  • Princeton University
  • Princeton, NJ

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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Description: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton, NJ. The Department of Philosophy invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates. We are hiring postdoctoral associates for Lara Buchak and Andrew Chignell's research project Philosophy, Religion, and Existential Commitment in Society (PRECIS), part of the Princeton Project in Philosophy of Religion ( The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy or Religion or related fields and be prepared to do research on topics related to the project. 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. Candidates will not be asked to teach more than one course per semester. Qualifications: By August 1, 2024, the successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Religion or related fields and applicants should not have more than three years of postdoctoral experience by the appointment date. The department welcomes applications from scholars specializing in any area of philosophy. 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) 1,000-word research statement 5) contact information for three or more references Applications received by February 29, 2024 11:59 (EST) will be assured of full consideration. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. The work location for this position is in-person on campus at Princeton University. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.


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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

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