The Department of Art History in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ is pleased to invite applications for an Assistant Professor in Contemporary African American, African Diasporic, or African Visual Culture, Performance, and/or New Media. The position will begin September 1, 2023. The successful candidate will join a top-ranked R1 public university with an exceptionally diverse student body. They will teach two courses per semester in a department with a vibrant doctoral program and have the opportunity to engage with our dynamic tracks in Curatorial Studies and Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies and to collaborate with colleagues across the university, including the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, the Zimmerli Art Museum, and the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Candidates with degrees in Art History or adjacent fields, such as, American Studies, Africana Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Performance Studies are invited to apply.
PhD degree should be in hand by Fall 2023.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.
Priority will be given to applications received prior to December 20.