The Department of Art History at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a faculty position in the Islamic Art/History of Middle Eastern Art department.
The appointment will commence on October 1, 2021.
The Department welcomes applications from art historians of Islamic Art/ Middle Eastern art. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives.
Applicants must have earned a PhD in the History of Art by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
The position includes the regular teaching load of 16 hours per year, as well as service responsibilities. Tel Aviv University's primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial five years following their appointment.
Applications should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae with a full list of publications
- Research statement (should not exceed three pages and include past research accomplishments, current projects and future research plans).
- Teaching statement
- Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by referees.
Applications should be sent by email, by 27.4.2021 to Dr. Tamar Cholcman, Head of Art History Department to the following address: dafnahotauex.tau.ac.ilQualified candidates will be invited for a job talk and interview, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.
Tel Aviv University is an equal opportunity employer.
The academic rank and employment track will be determined according to the skills and experience of the candidate.
The University is not committed to fill the position in any given year.
JOB: Faculty Position, Islamic Art/ History of Middle Eastern Art, Tel Aviv. In: ArtHist.net, Mar 27, 2021 (accessed Jan 21, 2022), <https://arthist.net/archive/33707>.