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World Politics visiting fellowship call for applicants

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

World Politics Visiting Fellowship (1 position), 2014–15


The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a World Politics visiting scholar for the 2014–15 academic year. The position is sponsored by the Institute’s scholarly journal World Politics and is intended to foster research and writing suitable for publication in the journal. Applicants should be engaged in cutting-edge empirical or theoretical work in the fields of comparative politics or international relations and preferably hold an ongoing position at a university or research institution. This position is ideally meant for a scholar on sabbatical leave from her/his home institution; depending on the successful candidate’s salary, the fellowship could provide up to one-half of the scholar’s academic year salary, subject to a cap that will be determined. Visiting scholars are expected to be in residence at PIIRS for the entire academic year.


To apply, please link to, position requisition number 1300624. Applications must include:


(1) a cover letter with an indication of (and justification for) the level of support requested;

(2) a brief statement of research plans;

(3) a current curriculum vitae;

(4) names and email addresses of two persons who can provide confidential letters of recommendation; and

(5) one writing sample (article- or chapter-length).


The deadline for applications is December 13, 2013.


For more information on PIIRS, see Further questions about this position may be directed to Beate Witzler at Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.