Wellesley College, Art
Asst Professor - Premodern Islamic Art & Architecture and/or Western Medieval Art & Architecture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Art Department at Wellesley College seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in premodern Islamic art and architecture and/or Western Medieval art and architecture. Candidates should have a demonstrated expertise in teaching both Islamic and western medieval courses and must have command of Arabic as well as other languages required for their teaching and research interests. Candidates should hold the PhD. or be near completion. Evidence of a promising scholarly record is required. In addition to offering courses in Islamic and western medieval art, the candidate will be expected to teach in the Department’s introductory survey course. Previous applicants are welcome to reapply.
Wellesley College, a women’s institution, is one of the leading undergraduate colleges in the United States. It emphasizes strong teaching and original scholarship, and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research. It also expects: collegiality, service within the College, and participation in professional organizations within the candidate’s area of specialization. The Art Department includes majors in Art History, Architecture, Studio Art and Media Arts and Sciences, and enjoys exchange programs with MIT, Olin College of Engineering, and Brandeis University.
Applicants should send, electronically, a letter of application that describes their teaching and research interests, a CV, and a pdf of a publication or writing sample to: https://career.wellesley.edu.We ask for three letters of recommendation (The online application will request names/email address so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly.) The application must be received byDecember 13, 2012.If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our on-line application system, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be interviewed at the C.A.A. meeting in New York in February, 2013.
Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educational institution and employer. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment. Applications from women, minorities, and candidates with disabilities are encouraged.
|Primary Category:||Art and Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies