Position Summary: Princeton University and Harvard University jointly founded the fellowship program for the advanced study of China's international relations, the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (CWP), in 2005. The program's co-directors are Thomas J. Christensen of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Alastair Iain Johnston of Harvard's Government Department. The China and the World Program supports research that integrates theoretical innovations in the field of international relations with the rigorous study of China's interactions with countries, regions, institutions, and non-state actors. In 2017-2018, the program will award several one-year postdoctoral or more senior research associate positions. Scholars should have defended their dissertations in the past five years. Preference will be given to scholars who are currently working on revising their Ph.D. thesis for publication as a book, or who are just beginning a second major project. Fellows are expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the institution of residence. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.Application Process:Applicants must apply online and submit the following: -1-2 page cover letter that briefly states your interest in the program, your background, and a summary of your research project-CV-project description-2 scholarly writing samples-Unofficial transcripts from all graduate-level degrees-Contact information for two references. For full consideration, the deadline for submission is December 9, 2016, 11:59 p.m. EST.Please note that you will only submit contact information and the email of your referees. Your referee will then receive an automated email with instructions on how to submit a confidential recommendation on your behalf. All references must be received by the deadline. Complete your application well before the deadline so that references can be submitted in a timely manner.Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in January/February 2017 and a public announcement will be made by March/April 2017. For more information about the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program, please visit its website at www.princeton.edu/cwp or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Essential Qualifications: Essential Qualifications:A PhD is required before starting the fellowship. The university will not be able to hire anyone for this position without a PhD. Only applicants working on some aspect of China's relations with the outside world that supports CWP's mission need apply.
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