Position Summary: The Louis A. Simpson Center for the Study of Macroeconomics and the Department of Economics will have an opening for one or more Postdoctoral Research Associates or more senior researchers, starting September 2017. Primary criteria are the quality of the applicant's research and interest/experience in macroeconomics. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for independent research as well as opportunities for collaboration with Princeton faculty and graduate students. Postdoctoral Research Associates may participate in the teaching program if mutually agreed and with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty. Postdoctoral Research Associates are expected to participate actively in the intellectual activities of Princeton University. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. Appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.princeton.edu and submit a cover letter, C.V., statement of research, one or at most two research papers, and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2017; applications will be accepted until position is filled. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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