Early Modern Art (tenured and endowed position at associate or full rank)

University of Michigan - History of Art   Ann Arbor, MI   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 1, 2023
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The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor invites applications for a full-time tenured and endowed position at the rank of associate or full professor in early modern art. The position may be filled by an applicant working in this field broadly up to 1800 CE with a focus on Europe, and/or Europe’s connections to other parts of the world. Research and teaching foci could include (but are not limited to) the themes of mobility, materiality, ecocriticism, race, gender, and others. The successful applicant will be asked to develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including some focusing on the arts of the Renaissance and/or Baroque in the Italian peninsula, supervise doctoral students, undertake service appropriate to the rank, and participate actively in the events of the department. The appointee will be welcomed into a large university community that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample (35-40 pages maximum) and names and contact details of three referees from whom letters of recommendation shall be requested. We also require a personal statement outlining the applicant’s engagement with diversity, equity, and inclusion in research/scholarship, teaching/mentoring and service. All materials should be uploaded to (http://apply.interfolio.com/135744). If you have questions, please contact Audra Wilson (Executive Secretary, U-M Department of the History of Art) at histart-execsec@umich.edu. The deadline for submission is January 1, 2024.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates and scholars demonstrably committed to working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.