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Visiting Fellow in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

The Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, invites outstanding faculty, independent scholars, and practitioners to apply for an appointment as a fellow for the academic year 2006–07. The successful candidate will devote an academic year in residence at Princeton on research in environmental science and policy. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with STEP faculty, fellows, and students, and to participate in various activities of the STEP program, including faculty-graduate seminars, colloquia, and public lectures.

All applicants should have a doctorate or a professional postgraduate degree and at least several years of subsequent experience. The fellows program is open to all regardless of citizenship, but it does not support work toward the completion of a degree. Stipends vary according to individual circumstances but will not exceed a maximum that is set each fall. The selection committee, made up of Princeton faculty associated with the program, evaluates applicants on the basis of (1) the quality of their achievements in their field of specialization, (2) their ability to benefit from the activities of the program, and (3) the significance of their proposed contribution to environmental science and policy.

Applicants should send a CV and a statement (no more than 1,000 words) describing their proposed research while at Princeton. On a separate sheet of paper, applicants should submit a confidential statement indicating (1) their salaries (not including summer research support) for the current academic year and (2) financial support available to them from their home institutions, other grantors, and any other sources during their time at Princeton. Send all materials via email to Geraldine Rhodes at grhodes@princeton.edu.  All materials must be received by December 22 th, 2005. The review process will begin immediately after that date.

For more information about applying to Princeton please link to: http://web.princeton.edu/sites/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm

Professional Specialist: Risk Assessment and Public Policy

The Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP), a Center of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University seeks to fill the position of a half-time senior professional specialist in risk assessment and public policy. The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in environmental science, economics, or public health and at least 10 years' experience conducting research on policy frameworks for assessing environmental risks. Particular areas of expertise should include the differential effects of toxic chemicals on various demographic groups and the distributional consequences of current and potential regulatory approaches. The position will be eligible for salary and employee benefits in accordance with University guidelines. This is a one year term position.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter and current CV to: Professional Specialist Position, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Dean’s Office, Robertson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-1012. The review process will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about applying to Princeton please link to: http://web.princeton.edu/sites/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm
Candidates may choose to complete the “Invitation to Self-Identify” form
http://web.princeton.edu/sites/dof/forms/PSoftSelfID.pdf . Providing the self-identification information is completely voluntary and declining to submit the information will not adversely affect your candidacy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.