JOB: Professor, Contemporary @ University of Pennsylvania

Katherine Stein Sachs CW’69 and Keith L. Sachs W’67 Professor of Contemporary Art
University of Pennsylvania: School of Arts and Sciences: School of Arts and Sciences – History of Art

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the Katherine Stein Sachs CW’69 and Keith L. Sachs W’67 Professor of Contemporary Art, at the level of tenured associate or full professor.

We seek a colleague who is making a major methodological contribution to the discourses of contemporary art and whose expertise enhances the cultural, geographic, and intellectual diversity of the field of contemporary art broadly conceived. The successful candidate will be eager to engage with the contemporary arts community on campus, in the City of Philadelphia, and at the national and international levels. They will have experience with and interest in department, school, and university service; supervising doctoral dissertations; teaching at all levels; working with alumni; and actively participating in the life of the department.

Applicants should apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/116626. Please provide a cover letter of no more than three pages, a recently published article or book chapter, and a current CV. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 12, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of the History of Art is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see:    http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html The University of  Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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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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