JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Princeton University/Peking University

This listing is inactive.
Center on Contemporary China
Peking University and Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462347
Date Posted: 02/11/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Peking University and Princeton University Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Contemporary China
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Peking University and Princeton University have established a Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Peking-Princeton Postdoctoral Program (PPPP), aiming at training highly-qualified, early-career postdoctoral researchers in studies of contemporary China so that they are positioned to become leaders in their respective academic fields. Princeton University and Peking University invite applications for two postdoctoral research associates in studies of contemporary China for the 2019–20 academic year.

Please see for the full instructions and details.

Preferred start date is September 1, 2019. The fellowship is open to highly qualified researchers of all nationalities who received their PhD no more than three years prior to the start of the appointment. The program is open to both internal and external candidates. Applicants holding tenure or tenure-track faculty positions are not eligible to apply. Selection is based on the academic excellence of the applicant, the quality of the proposed research project, compelling demonstration of the anticipated synergy of the appointed postdoc, and the commitment of the respective hosts at both universities. The research proposal should include information on how the project will benefit from the research environments of both institutions.

To apply for a postdoctoral position, please go to This position is subject to the Universities’ background check policy. All application documents must be prepared in English and include:

1. A research proposal and time plan (10 pages total);
2. Concise Curriculum Vitae (4 pages total);
3. Contact information for two recommendation letters (including from your doctoral supervisor);
4. Contact information for two explicit endorsement letters by the potential supervisors, one at each university; and
5. One writing sample (max 10MB).

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: March 1, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. EST
Please direct administrative questions to the respective universities. PKU: | Princeton

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/01/2019