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Assistant Professor of Art History

University of the South
Tennessee, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Art History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at The University of the South invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Early Modern European Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture, 1400-1750. This is an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2020. The position may be filled by persons working in any field of European art; preference is given to those whose research encompasses trans-national and cross-cultural dimensions, and situates early modern art, architecture, and visual culture within broader transregional and transcultural contexts. The ability to teach in a secondary area of expertise such as the Islamic world or Colonial Latin America is desired.

The successful applicant will be asked to develop a range of undergraduate courses and to participate actively in the life of the college and the department. A PhD is required prior to appointment.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), a statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and a writing sample (35 pages maximum). Please include the names and contact information for three references, at least one of whom can address the applicant’s record of teaching excellence. Applicants invited to interview will be asked to submit letters of recommendation prior to meeting the search committee. Applications must be received through the online application portal at: by January 10, 2020.

The appointee will be welcomed into a college that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

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