Assistant Professor, Renaissance and Baroque Art

  • Cornell University, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies
  • Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Aug 20, 2021
Full time Art & Art History

Job Description


The Department of History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position in Renaissance and Baroque art (1450-1700 CE) with specialization in Europe and interests in the global dimensions of the era.

The appointment requires a 2-2 teaching load (typically one lecture course and one seminar each semester), and includes an introductory course on Renaissance and Baroque art, intermediate level courses of broad interest to students, and seminars on topics of the candidate’s choosing.

Candidates should be deeply familiar with early modern Italian and European art and its entanglements with the rise of globalization, colonialism, and imperial expansion, and be conversant with interdisciplinary methodologies.

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising and service to the department and the university.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must have teaching experience, and all requirements for their Ph.D. must be completed by May 2022.

Application Details

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation.

Apply at Academic Jobs Online ( Deadline September 30, 2021.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.


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