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 2015-2016 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 anyone who works at the intersection of digital technology and public life, with backgrounds in fields 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 of the type of postdoc we seek.

The successful applicant will hold a doctorate degree or equivalent, will conduct research, will 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 background and interest in the program, contact information for three references, and a research plan. For full consideration applications should be received by February 1, 2015. To apply, please go to jobs.princeton.edu and click on “Search Open Positions,” requisition number 1400838.

If accepted, postdocs will be required to show proof of Ph.D. or equivalent degree prior to the start date. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. If you have any questions or concerns about this program or the application process, please feel free to contact us at .

All offers and appointments are subject to review and approval by the Dean of the Faculty.

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


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

All offers and appointments are subject to review and approval by the Dean of the Faculty.

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