Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) Visiting Fellowships, 2016-2017

 Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) Visiting Fellowships, 2016-2017

Job Title: Visiting Research Scholar — Requisition Number: 1500588
Deadline: October 15, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST

The Program in Latin American Studies is launching an open call for applications for the 2016-2017 visiting fellowships. We are looking for top scholars in their field who have teaching experience and will provide Princeton students with a unique opportunity to study topics that are not regularly offered at Princeton. Applications will be accepted from outstanding scholars in the humanities and social sciences, as well as from established writers, artists, filmmakers, or architects working on projects relating to Latin America who are stellar teachers. For 2016-2017, we are particularly interested in candidates working in the following fields:

1) Cuban history, culture, and literature
2) Latin American architecture

Fellows will be appointed for either one or two semesters during the academic year, 2016-2017 (fall semester: September 1, 2016-January 31, 2017; spring semester: February 1-June 30, 2017). The Office of the Dean of the Faculty determines salary on the basis of current academic rank and award duration; appointment rank at Princeton is determined on the basis of experience and current institutional affiliation.

How to Apply
Application deadline is October 15, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST. All candidates must use the online application process to submit materials and apply online at: http://jobs.princeton.edu.

1) A cover letter indicating the applicant’s proposed length of stay (1-2 semesters), title of the proposed research project, and teaching interests;
2) A curriculum vitae (in English);
3) One undergraduate seminar proposal (or syllabus) for each proposed semester of the fellowship, including a statement of how this course(s) would enhance undergraduate education at Princeton;
4) A four-five page statement describing the research project and its scholarly contribution;
5) The names of three (3) referees (the Program will contact them, if needed, at a later date).

Fellows may teach one undergraduate course per semester, conditional upon sufficient enrollments and approval of a Princeton department and the Dean of the Faculty; and participate in PLAS-related events on campus.

Required Qualifications: Advanced degree preferred.


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

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