The Department of Visual Arts at College of the Holy Cross
invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in
the art and architecture of the medieval world, circa 400–1400 CE,
to begin in August 2022. The successful candidate will have
expertise in cross-cultural studies, including Medieval Europe,
Byzantium, the premodern Islamic world, the Silk Road, and others.
A candidate whose work engages with the digital humanities is
desirable. The successful candidate will teach intermediate and
advanced courses within their areas(s) of specialization as well as
global survey courses that serve as gateways to the program.
This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary
one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous
sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure-track
faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of
relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All
full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full
benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the
Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
The successful candidate will be an accomplished and dynamic
teacher, collaborative colleague, and guide and mentor to students.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., a demonstrated and active commitment
to scholarship as reflected in publications, a commitment to
developing extra-curricular activities, and a demonstrated level of
excellence in teaching.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position
requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching,
transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research
and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship,
teaching, mentoring, and/or service would support the College’s
mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see
The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral
to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic
program. Thus your application should highlight how your teaching,
scholarship, mentorship, and/or service might support the
commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all
faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all
application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/92304.
Review of applications will begin on October 6 and continue
until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected
applicants will take place in late October and early November. We
will conduct these preliminary interviews by Zoom. Questions about
this position may be directed to Patricia Johnston, Search
Committee Chair, via email: email@example.com.
COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY
College of the Holy Cross requires that all faculty and staff
show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine
before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy
has been granted. New faculty members believing they need an
accommodation of this policy because of a disability,
sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human
Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please
do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in
your application materials.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic
liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about
3,000 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a
medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks
faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and
off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational
benefits of a richly diverse community.
Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in
part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of
Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org).
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and
complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal
opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.