The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The Department seeks applicants with innovative approaches to scholarship in the modern and contemporary history of architecture, urbanism, and/or the built environment, who also exhibit an ambitious research agenda and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars working in 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 (PPF): apply.interfolio.com/115309. We encourage all interested applicants to submit an application for the PPF position as well, so that all available options will be open to the selected candidate.
All requirements for the PhD in Art or Architectural History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.
Required Application Documents
• Cover letter introducing research, teaching interests and pedagogical methods, 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
All items must be submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time on November 7, 2022 via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio) at: apply.interfolio.com/115305.
Additional materials and reference letters may be requested following initial review of applications.
Position contingent on final budgetary approval.
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