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Project on Democracy and Development visiting fellowship 2014-15

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University

Project on Democracy and Development

Visiting Fellowship, 2014–15


The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a ten-month visiting fellowship focusing on the issue of ‘democracy and development.’  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and hold an ongoing position at a university or research institution. Ideal candidates will have both theoretical and empirical scholarly interests.  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. For further details on the Project on Democracy and Development, please see the project website at


Application deadline: December 13, 2013.


Applications must include

  1. a cover letter with an indication (and justification for) the level of support requested;
  2. a brief statement of research plans;
  3. a current curriculum vita;
  4. contact information for two references; and
  5. one writing sample (article- or chapter-length).


To apply: Please link to, position requisition number 1300626.


Questions about this position may be directed to Rebecca Aguas at


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