JOB: Two Positions in Art History @ Emory University

The Emory University Art History Department announces two positions, beginning Fall 2013:

Art History – African Art – Tenure Track

Assistant Professor. The Art History Department seeks a specialist in African art, late 19th century to the present, with ability to teach introductory courses in African art of earlier periods. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of B.A. and Ph.D. theses, and participation in the interdisciplinary African Studies program. Ph.D. required. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, vita, and three letters of reference to Angie Brewer, Art History Department, Carlos Hall, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA30322. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS POSITION. Application deadline, January 3, 2013. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for this position.

Art History – Generalist (with American Specialty) – Lecture Track

The Art History department seeks a full-time Lecturer in Art History, beginning in the Fall of 2013.  We are seeking a generalist to coordinate our two-semester Introduction to the History of Art survey, to supervise the training of graduate student instructors for that course, and to teach courses in an area of expertise, preferably American art of the 19th and 20th centuries.  Ph.D. required.  Applicants should have at least two years’ teaching experience and be prepared to engage in the life of the department, College and University through service and academic committees. The appointment will be at the level of Lecturer with a track for possible promotion to Senior Lecturer and Professor of Pedagogy.  For details on Emory’s lecture track opportunities please see: Application deadline, January 3.  A letter of application stating qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation should be sent to Angie Brewer, Art History Department, Emory University, Carlos Hall, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta GA, 30322.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS POSITION.  Emory is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.


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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