Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern Art History

University of Chicago Department of Art History

United States

Description

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department seeks applicants with innovative approaches to scholarship in art history, visual media or studies, and/or the built environment, an ambitious research agenda, and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars working in any pre-modern (ca. 1850) period and any geographic area, with any theoretical or methodological focus are invited to apply. The position includes a normal teaching load of four courses per year, as well as commensurate advising and service responsibilities.

This search for an Assistant Professor is connected to a concurrent search for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow (http://apply.interfolio.com/91491). We encourage all applicants to submit applications for both postings so that all available options may be considered for the selected candidate.

Qualifications

All requirements for the PhD in Art History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions

The following applications materials must be submitted to the posting at http://apply.interfolio.com/91489 no later than 11pm central time on October 15, 2021:

  • Cover letter introducing research, teaching interests, long-term career goals, and detailing progress toward completion of PhD if not in hand
  • Dissertation abstract (2-page maximum)
  • Current CV
  • One article-length text or dissertation chapter

Additional materials and reference letters may be requested following initial review of applications.

For more information about the Department of Art History, please visit arthistory.uchicago.edu. Please contact arthistory@uchicago.edu with any questions about the position.

Position contingent on final budgetary approval.

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