JOB: Art Historian, North American Art @ School of Art Institute of Chicago

The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism seeks a historian of North American art, 1865-1945, with expertise in diverse cultures and methodologies to begin August 2013. Open rank.

The successful candidate will contribute to the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism’s MA and undergraduate programs in Art History, providing undergraduate courses, graduate seminars, and master’s thesis supervision. The appointee will also be an active participant in the education of studio artists, architects, and arts professionals at the MFA, MA and BFA levels, and will contribute to the vibrant and creative culture of a prestigious art school. Faculty are expected to maintain active professional practices and also participate in departmental and school-wide committees and service.

By December 1, 2012 please submit complete application materials at You will be asked to create an account, then complete the application which is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. Complete the fields for contact information, educational background, and professional references. Required files to upload include: letter of introduction stating your interests and qualifications; résumé, and writing samples (PDF files recommended).


Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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