The Department of Religion invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the study of Islam. The position would begin on September 1, 2018. The candidate's area of expertise within the study of Islam is open but we especially welcome candidates who complement the department's offerings in ethics, intellectual history, philosophy or South Asia. Princeton also supports a wide range of vibrant interdisciplinary programs, including programs in African Studies, American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Political Philosophy, and South Asian Studies, 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/3801 This position is subject to the University's background check policy.