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Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program

Princeton University

November 18, 2018
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Princeton, New Jersey

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Princeton University

The James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University is dedicated to the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the fields of constitutional law and political thought. Sponsored by Princeton's Department of Politics, the Program seeks to enrich the intellectual life of Princeton students and faculty by exploring American constitutional principles and structures through research and public discussion.
The Program invites college and university professors and other professionals with established records of scholarship to apply for appointments as Visiting Fellows for the academic year running from September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. One-semester appointments are possible but not preferred. Depending on the needs of the University, teaching opportunities may be available, subject to sufficient enrollment and approval of the Dean of the Faculty. All James Madison Program Visiting Fellows will spend an academic year (10-month term) in residence at Princeton University. They enjoy access to Firestone Library and a wide variety of other facilities and activities all over the University. Visiting Fellows are expected to devote full time to their proposed research. They are encouraged, however, to attend or participate in various activities of the Program, including faculty-student seminars, colloquia, and public lectures.
All James Madison Program Visiting Fellows must have a doctorate or equivalent degree. Positions are open to all regardless of citizenship. Fellows normally receive a stipend of one-half their academic-year income plus a living allowance. The fellows' home institutions are expected to provide at least half of their academic-year salaries in addition to all benefits.
Application Process: For full consideration, candidates are required to submit an online application at To apply for a Visiting Fellow position please go to requisition ______. A complete application must include the following:
* a curriculum vitae; * a scholarly paper written in the past three years; * a statement (no more than 1,500 words) describing the proposed research; * contact information for two references; * a confidential statement in the house institution that indicates the applicant's income for the current academic year, financial support their home institution and other sources are likely to provide, and what support they are likely to need from the Program. The deadline for application materials is 11:59 p.m. EST on December 1, 2018 for appointments beginning in September 2019. Awards will be announced in March 2018 or before. Please address any inquiries to: Bradford P. Wilson, Ph.D., Executive Director James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions Princeton University 83 Prospect Avenue Princeton, NJ 08540 E-mail: Web address:


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About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and knowledge. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

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