Wellesley College, Art
The Art Department at Wellesley College seeks a senior historian of art, architecture, and/or design
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The Art Department at Wellesley College seeks a senior historian of art, architecture, and/or design to assume the Grace Slack McNeil Chair in American Art. American Art is broadly defined as the arts of the Americas from ancient times to the present day with both trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific entanglements. The successful applicant must have a distinguished record as a teacher and a publishing scholar. The search is open to scholars at the associate and full professor levels only. Scholars specializing in any areas of American art are invited to apply; The department is particularly interested in candidates in architecture. The McNeil chair holder will be a full member of the Department and will be expected to take part in all department activities, committees, and advising; they will also rotate into the Department chair position as needed. They will offer four courses per year, have access to substantial funds to support research and other scholarly activities, and have the agency to reshape our offerings in American art in dialogue with other department faculty, the Davis Museum, the American Studies Program, the New England Arts and Architecture program, and other campus groups. The McNeil Chair serves as Co-Chair of the annual Deerfield-Wellesley Symposium in American Art.
Wellesley College is one of the pre-eminent liberal arts colleges in the United States and a distinguished leader in the education of women. It emphasizes strong teaching and scholarship, and it supports interdisciplinary teaching and research. The Art Department includes majors in Art History, Architecture, Studio Art, Cinema & Media Studies, and Media Arts & Sciences. The College has exchange programs with MIT, Babson, and the Olin College of Engineering. We are committed to promoting equity, belonging, and inclusive excellence within our diverse student body.
Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
Please submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a pdf of a recent publication; and (4) names of three referees who will be asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation (the online application will request name and email address). Applications should be submitted electronically to: https://www.wellesley.edu/hr/jobseekers. If circumstances make it impossible to submit materials online, please email us at email@example.com.
Application Due: October 1, 2023
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|Primary Category:||Art / Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History