[CITASA] Post-Doc Position at Princeton University

Paul DiMaggio dimaggio at princeton.edu
Thu Nov 19 11:52:05 EST 2009

The Princeton University Center for the Study of Social Organization is 
seeking to appoint a postdoctoral research associate for a 12-month 
position, renewable for a second year, beginning September 2010. The 
Center is a unit within the Princeton University Sociology Department 
devoted to fostering research on complex organizations, social networks, 
and economic sociology. The Center sponsors three ongoing workshops, 
gives small grants to graduate students, and serves as a focus for 
research on social organization within the Department and the larger 
Princeton community. Applicants should be engaged in significant work in 
at least one of the three focal fields. Research associates will pursue 
their own research agendas, with the additional obligations of full-time 
residence in Princeton during the year, teaching one small course or 
seminar (subject to Dean of the Faculty approval) during the first year, 
and attending regularly the Center's weekly workshop and speaker series.

The research associate will be paid a salary of $50,000 plus benefits 
and a research-and-travel fund of $5,000.

Applicants should apply online and please include a c.v., writing 
sample(s), and a description (no longer than three pages) of your 
research agenda over the next 2 to 3 years. Application deadline is 
January 1, 2010, with the expectation that a candidate will be selected 
by February 15.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with 
applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.

To be eligible, candidates must have received the Ph.D. on or after July 
1, 2008; or be on track to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. 
degree, including the dissertation defense, by August 1, 2010. 
(Completion by this date is a strict condition for beginning the 

For additional information, see 
For information on the Center for the Study of Social Organizations, see 

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