These searches for an Assistant Professor and a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow are concurrent and related postings. The University of Chicago encourages all applicants to submit applications for both postings so that all available options may be considered for the selected candidate.
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 (before 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.
All requirements for the PhD in Art History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
The following applications materials must be submitted to the posting at http://apply.interfolio.com/91489 no later than 11:59pm eastern time on October 14, 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.