Job Opportunities

Faculty

Distinguished Full Professor in American Jewish Studies

The Effron Center for the Study of America at Princeton University seeks distinguished candidates for a full professorship in American Jewish studies. The successful candidate may work on any scholarly area that engages with Jewish life in the United States. The time period and field of specialization are open, but the search will prioritize scholars who can enhance the strengths of the Effron Center for the Study of America, an interdisciplinary, collaborative, and integrated hub of teaching and scholarship. We encourage candidates from anthropology, art and archaeology, film and media studies, gender and sexuality studies, history, politics, religion, sociology, and comparative race and ethnicity, and transnational approaches to American studies, among other fields. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated history of success or the potential for success in interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching and a commitment to teaching and publishing in American Jewish studies.

Review of files will begin November 1. Interested candidates should apply online at Princeton's faculty and academic professionals hiring site with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample that best represents your work. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three recommenders as part of the online application process, however letters will not be solicited until final stages.

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Assistant Professor

Princeton University seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a core research agenda focused on one or more Asian American populations. This will be a joint position in the Department of Sociology and the Effron Center for the Study of America. The ideal candidate will show clear dedication to contributing to both Asian American studies and sociology. The selected scholar will be physically housed in sociology with tenure homes in both sociology and the Effron Center.

We encourage candidates to apply online at Princeton's faculty and academic professionals hiring site.

Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page research statement, 1-2 page teaching statement, and one chapter- or article-length writing sample. (References should only be sent upon request. Letters will not be solicited in the initial stages of the application).

Candidates with a range of disciplinary training are encouraged to apply, but professional evaluation will be based on contributions to sociology and Asian American studies.

Evaluation of applicants will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Latino Studies

The Effron Center for the Study of America at Princeton University seeks a postdoctoral research associate or more senior researcher in Latino studies, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. Ph.D. required. Postdoctoral appointments are initially for one year with the renewal for a subsequent year(s) based on satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Contingent upon sufficient enrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty, the successful candidate may teach one course per academic semester and will participate in the intellectual community of the Effron Center. Candidates working in the social sciences, environmental humanities, gender and sexuality studies, and comparative race and ethnicity are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must apply online at Princeton's faculty and academic professionals hiring site by 11:59 pm EST on November 22, 2022 and submit:

  • cover letter
  • cv
  • research statement discussing the applicant's current and future scholarly projects, including a detailed overview of the dissertation and/or book project
  • writing sample (an article or a chapter)
  • two letters of recommendation
  • sample syllabus of an introductory course to Latino Studies

Additional materials, such as a teaching statement and additional writing samples, may be requested at a later stage. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Graduate Student

Event Coordinator

Job ID

7000

Category

Program, event or venue services/admin.

Job Description

  • Present ideas for approval for events that contribute to community and generate discussion for the program you are supporting. Minimum of one event per semester.
  • Implement logistics necessary for a successful event, such as logistics before, during, and after event — set-up, clean-up, etc.
  • Publicize event with Communications Manager
  • Write brief summary of event for posting on website and social platforms
  • Present and manage event budget
  • Capture photos/video of events
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Familiarity with the mission and programs of the Effron Center for the Study of America
  • Knowledge of professional office applications including Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Organized
  • Strong project management skills
  • Skill in photography desirable

Hours, Duration and Contact Information

  • Available openings: 1
  • Hours: 10.0 hours per week
  • Hourly rate: $16.00 per hour to $25.00 per hour
  • Time frame: 2022-23 academic year
  • Start date: Monday August 22, 2022
  • End date: Sunday May 14, 2023
  • Primary contact: Bianca Toliver
  • Primary contact’s email: bianca.toliver@princeton.edu
  • Phone number: 609-258-2865
  • Work location: Morrison Hall

Undergraduate

Event Coordinator

Job ID

6836

Category

Program, event or venue services/admin.

Job Description

  • Present ideas for approval for events that contribute to community and generate discussion for the program you are supporting. Minimum of one event per semester.
  • Implement logistics necessary for a successful event, such as logistics before, during, and after event — set-up, clean-up, etc.
  • Publicize event with Communications Manager
  • Write brief summary of event for posting on website and social platforms
  • Present and manage event budget
  • Capture photos/video of events
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Familiarity with the mission and programs of the Effron Center for the Study of America
  • Knowledge of professional office applications including Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Organized
  • Strong project management skills
  • Skill in photography desirable

Hours, Duration and Contact Information

  • Available openings: 1
  • Hours: 1.0 to 10.0 hours per week
  • Hourly rate: $14.00 per hour
  • Time frame: 2022-23 academic year
  • Start date: Monday August 22, 2022
  • End date: Sunday May 14, 2023
  • Primary contact: Bianca Toliver
  • Primary contact’s email: bianca.toliver@princeton.edu
  • Phone number: 609-258-2865
  • Work location: Morrison Hall