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Now hiring! Comparative Politics Postdoctoral Researchers at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice

The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University, under the auspices of the Department of Politics and in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, invites applications for two postdoctoral or more senior research positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Renewal is contingent on satisfactory performance.

The aim of the program is to promote a group of promising scholars in the broad area of comparative politics, with a special but not exclusive focus on empirical democratic theory and comparative institutions. Applications are welcome from scholars who have or expect to have a Ph.D. in the fields of political science, history, political sociology, and economics.

Selected candidates will be required to be in residence for the duration of the appointment (September 1, 2018 – July 1, 2019). For full consideration, apply by January 12, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Interested applicants must apply online at and submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, transcript and the names and contact information of three references.

The cover letter should describe how applicants might engage in collaborative research projects with Princeton politics faculty members. Fellows will be provided a competitive salary, standard benefits, and an annual allowance to support conference and career development travel. Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in March 2018.

For more information about the Comparative Politics Postdoctoral Program at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, please contact Wendy Brill, Program Manager at

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.