JOB: Assistant Professor of African-American Art @ Vanderbilt University

The Department of History of Art at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of an Assistant Professor of African-American Art (tenure-track appointment) beginning in the 2014 fall semester. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda in African-American art and preferably a secondary specialization in African art.  PhD required; teaching experience preferred. Teaching load 2/2. For more information on our program please visit the department website:

Applications, including cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching philosophy,  evidence of effectiveness, and three letters of reference should be submitted to: Assistant Professor Search Committee Chair, Department of History of Art, Vanderbilt University, Box 0274 GPC, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Application deadline: Feb. 7th.  Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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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