The Center for Information Technology Policy is an interdisciplinary research center at Princeton that sits at the crossroads of engineering, the social sciences, law, and policy.

CITP seeks applicants for Postdoctoral Research Associates or more senior research positions for the 2014-2015 year. These are one-year appointments, normally commencing on July 1, with the possibility of renewal for a second year term. We are happy to hear from Ph.D. recipients who work at the intersection of digital technology and public life, including computer science, sociology, public policy, engineering, economics, law, and civil service. Please see our list of current and past postdocs to get a sense for the type of postdoc we seek.

The successful applicant will hold a doctorate degree, will conduct research, engage in public programs, and may teach a seminar during their appointment, subject to the approval of the Dean of the Faculty.

Applicants must apply online. The application process calls for a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your background and interest in the program, contact information for three references, and a statement of your research plan. For full consideration applications should be received by January 15, 2014. To apply, please go to jobs.princeton.edu and click on “Search Open Positions,” requisition number 1300792.

If accepted, postdocs will be required to show proof of Ph.D. prior to the start date. If you have any questions or concerns about this program or the application process, please feel free to contact us at .


CITP is also soliciting candidates for Visiting Fellows and our Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy position.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. All offers and appointments are subject to review and approval by the Dean of the Faculty.