The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW), at the Office of Population Research and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, is composed of faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students interested in research on the wellbeing of families and children, broadly defined.

The following appointments are available for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Visiting Research Scholar

CRCW invites outstanding researchers to apply for visiting appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year. Candidates are expected to have outstanding potential and be self-motivated, goal oriented and capable of successfully communicating ideas to diverse audiences. They must also be able to build on existing strengths, bridge different fields, and be motivated to work with faculty on complex projects. During their appointment, visitors are expected to participate in all of the Center's activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures.
Applicants must have a doctorate or other professional post-graduate degree. Preference will be given to scholars working with a CRCW faculty associate. Candidates must be on temporary leave from their home institution during the appointment at Princeton University.

Applicants should apply online at and submit:

- curriculum vitae

- writing sample such as a research paper, dissertation chapter or book chapter

- a cover letter describing how you propose to spend your time at Princeton and proposed contributions in support of CRCW's mission

- a confidential financial statement indicating your current salary, what support your home institution can be expected to contribute, additional sources of support, and required support from CRCW


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