University of Michigan, History of Art
Forsyth Postdoctoral Fellowship (African Art and Visual Cultures)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan invites applications for a Forsyth Postdoctoral Fellowship, dedicated this year to African Art and Visual Cultures. The position, beginning September 1, 2019, is a one-year appointment with possibility of one-year renewal. PhD required prior to appointment (acquired within the past five years). Applicants may be scholars of any relevant specialization whose research engages with historical or contemporary visual practices of the continent. The successful applicant will be asked to teach two courses per year, one of which will be “Introduction to the Art and Visual Cultures of Africa.” The appointee will be welcomed into a dynamic community of art historians and Africanists in a university that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, research plan, teaching statement, dissertation abstract, and writing sample (35 pages maximum). These materials and three letters of reference should be uploaded to Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/58898). The deadline for submission is February 15, 2019. Women and minority candidates and scholars committed to working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Jessica Pattison, Executive Secretary, Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan, phone: (734) 615-8453; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Art / Art History