Jobs at CHW

GHP Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Associate

The interdisciplinary Global Health Program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson School, invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will collaborate on the academic activities of the Global Health Program; responsibilities will include providing guidance, advising and leading methodological workshops on students’ independent research projects. The Postdoctoral Research Associate may be invited to teach in one of Princeton's undergraduate programs. Any teaching is contingent on sufficient enrollments and must be approved by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

The term of the appointment is initially one year, starting September 1, 2019, with the possibility of renewal up to three years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence during the term of appointment.

We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research in global health and who are working in one or more of the following fields: anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, sociology, disease ecology, global health, social and political determinants of health, vaccines. We seek candidates who innovate methodologically and who demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

A PhD is required. 

Please submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing); a curriculum vitae; one writing sample; and contact information for two references via

Search for "Postdoctoral Research Associate/Global Health Program," requisition number D-19-WWS-00020.  

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.  Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in March 2019.

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

Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Visiting Fellows Program

If you are a scholar interested in visiting Princeton's Center for Health and Wellbeing to conduct research, we invite you to learn more about our Visiting Fellows Program.