Position Summary: The University Center for Human Values and the Department of Religion at Princeton University invite applications from accomplished scholars working primarily in the field of religion, with a focus on religion, ethics and politics, or closely related areas, for appointment as a (tenured) associate or full professor. The appointment will be held jointly in the two units. We ask applicants to provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees. Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.princeton.edu. We cannot guarantee full consideration for applications received after October 15, 2016. We aim for an appointment effective September 2017.Princeton University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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