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
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
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: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3816 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.