University of Oxford, Faculty of History. History of Art
Terra Foundation of American Art Visiting Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Applications are invited for the Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professorship for the 2023/24 academic year at Oxford University. This post, which is generously funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, will be based in the History of Art Department (which is part of Oxford’s History Faculty) and is offered in association with a Visiting Fellowship at Worcester College.
This post provides an exciting opportunity to build on long-term research networks, encourage international collaboration, and inspire a new generation of American art academics and curators by further embedding the subject into Oxford’s research communities and its graduate and undergraduate curricula. The successful candidate will engage in advanced study and original research in the history of American art, give a series of four public lectures, and organise a study day. They will also teach one undergraduate and one graduate course, supervise a small number of Master’s theses, and contribute to the Department’s general teaching and administration.
The successful candidate will hold a doctorate and teaching experience in a relevant field, have a strong research record and/or research potential with a reputation as an international authority within the specialism and a publication record at a standard that will contribute to and enhance the national and international profile of the History of Art Department and History Faculty.
Applications are particularly welcome from women, from disabled people and from people of Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
The post is fixed term for 12 months (or until 31 August 2024, whichever is sooner). The deadline for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 21st November 2022. Interviews are expected to take place via Microsoft Teams on Monday 12th December 2022.
We expect to hold interviews on Monday 12th December 2022 via Microsoft Teams.
You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees as part of your online application. You will also be required to submit a brief (no more than 400 words) summary of how you would propose to teach a two-term Master's course, 'Global Perspectives on American Art.' More information can be found under ‘How to apply’ in the job description.
The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 21st November 2022.
Only applications submitted via our e-recruitment system and received before noon Monday 21st November 2022 can be considered.
To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please visit https://www.jobs.ox.ac.uk/home. Vacancy number: 161084.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Professor Alastair Wright, who will not be part of the selection committee, but is familiar with the requirements of the post (email@example.com). Queries about the application process should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Art / Art History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies