The Department of Religion invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Religion and Critical Thought. The position would begin on September 1, 2018. The candidate's area of expertise is open but we especially welcome candidates who complement the department's offerings in epistemology, ethics, religion and philosophy, social criticism, theology or theories of religion. Princeton also supports a wide range of vibrant interdisciplinary programs and initiatives, including Environmental Humanities, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Law and Public Affairs, Political Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, and we welcome applicants who might contribute to any of these programs. The search committee will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2017 and will continue to do so until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged. Applicants should submit the following materials: *Cover letter including teaching interests and research plans *Curriculum vitae *Writing sample *At least 3 letters of recommendation will be reviewed starting November 1, 2017 Please apply online at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/3782 This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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