The Department of French and Italian at Princeton University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in eighteenth-century French literature and culture. A demonstrated interest in interdisciplinarity would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have native or near-native French; clear evidence of scholarly excellence and of potential distinction in research and publication; and evidence of a serious and successful commitment to teaching. Applicants should include a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin in early October. Applications received by November 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention in New York, January 4-7, 2018. Please note that the Ph.D. is expected by the appointment start date of September 1, 2018. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This appointment is subject to the University's background check policy.