The Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University invites applications for the position of assistant professor, tenure-track, in Renaissance and/or Western Medieval art history. The appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2018. Recent recipients of the Ph.D. and candidates who will have received their Ph.D. by the time of appointment are invited to apply. Teaching experience at the university level and a record of scholarly publications are highly desirable.
We solicit applications from candidates with expertise in Western Medieval and/or Renaissance Art broadly conceived in order to attract a pool of scholars with a wide range of compelling research interests and methods. The successful candidate will develop a cycle of introductory level and topical courses for undergraduates and, on the basis of his or her specific research interests, graduate-level courses and seminars. The ideal candidate would bring to Stanford a program of current and future research that is poised to transform the field as well as to attract graduate students of the highest caliber. We anticipate that the successful candidate will further take an active role in the Medieval and Early Modern Studies initiatives on campus.
Interested candidates should post a letter detailing the direction of current research and teaching objectives, a CV, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9411. No hard copy applications will be accepted. The deadline for receiving applications is October 1, 2017.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.