Job Openings and Visiting Scholar Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associates AY2018-2019
Requisition Number: D-18-ECO-00010

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and the Department of Economics invite outstanding researchers to apply for appointments as IRS Postdoctoral Research Associates. Current IRS research interests cover labor economics, broadly defined, and include but are not limited to: aspects of unemployment and racial discrimination, the economics of labor supply and retirement, education, income distribution, wage and employment determination, labor turnover and job duration, and labor unions. Research Associates will work closely with one or more IRS faculty members during their stay and participate in the activities of the IRS, including faculty-graduate seminars, workshops and public lectures, and enjoy access to a wide range of other activities throughout the University. Postdoctoral Research Associates may participate in the teaching program depending on departmental need and if mutually agreed, with sufficient course enrollments, and with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty.  The program is open to all regardless of citizenship, and does not support work towards the completion of a degree. The term of appointment is one year. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.    

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, samples of original work and contact information for three references.   Essential Qualifications: Applicants must have received a PhD in Economics within the past three years, and must not be employed by another institution during their appointment at Princeton.   


Research Manager
Requisition #  2017-8025  

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) at Princeton University is seeking a Research Manager to coordinate the IRS research activities. The IRS, established in 1922, is a research and instructional center within the Princeton Economics Department that houses faculty, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting researchers who are carrying out research in labor economics and public policy and related areas.

This individual will be responsible for supervising four or more research assistants (both full time and students) and will coordinate and manage research studies within IRS.  This is a three-year term position with the possibility of renewal.   

Applicants must apply online at