JOB Sep 9, 2021

Assistant Professor, Pre-Modern Art History, University of Chicago

Chicago, IL USA
Application deadline: Oct 14, 2021

Alyssa Padilla-Drexler

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department seeks applicants with innovative approaches to scholarship in art history, visual media or studies, and/or the built environment, an ambitious research agenda, and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars working in any pre-modern (before ca. 1850) period and any geographic area, with any theoretical or methodological focus are invited to apply. The position includes a normal teaching load of four courses per year, as well as commensurate advising and service responsibilities.

This search for an Assistant Professor is connected to a concurrent search for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow (https://apply.interfolio.com/91491). We encourage all applicants to submit applications for both postings so that all available options may be considered for the selected candidate.

Qualifications
All requirements for the PhD in Art History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions
The following applications materials must be submitted to the posting at http://apply.interfolio.com/91489 no later than 11:59pm eastern time on October 14, 2021:
- Cover letter introducing research, teaching interests, long-term career goals, and detailing progress toward completion of PhD if not in hand
- Dissertation abstract (2-page maximum)
- Current CV
- One article-length text or dissertation chapter

Additional materials and reference letters may be requested following initial review of applications.

For more information about the Department of Art History, please visit arthistory.uchicago.edu. Please contact arthistoryuchicago.edu with any questions about the position.

Position contingent on final budgetary approval.

EEO Statement
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunityuchicago.edu with their request.

Reference:
JOB: Assistant Professor, Pre-Modern Art History, University of Chicago. In: ArtHist.net, Sep 9, 2021 (accessed Oct 18, 2021), <https://arthist.net/archive/34704>.

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