Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Art History

  • Villanova University
  • Villanova, PA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time History

Job Description

Posting Number: 2022947F


Villanova, PA

Work Schedule: full-time/9-months

Department: 138-History

Position Summary

The Department of History at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in twentieth-century and contemporary Art History.

We seek an innovative scholar-teacher committed to undergraduate teaching. We welcome scholars of any geographical specialization since 1900. The successful candidate will teach broadly, with versatility, and their teaching should engage underrepresented modernisms and provide global perspectives. We especially seek candidates whose teaching embodies an understanding that contemporary art is a global phenomenon.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. The university is located in the ethnically and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism are integral components of Villanova University's mission and strategic plan. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. For more information, please see https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/arthistory.html

The position begins August 2023. PhD required at the time the position commences. The application deadline is October 15, 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

3-2 course load.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD required by time appointment begins.

Special Message to Applicants

Villanova University's Art History Program is situated within the History Department. We value interdisciplinarity and seek candidates who would build upon and complement some of our interests in visual culture, material culture, sustainability studies, and museum studies (taking advantage of the museums of the Philadelphia region). We also welcome candidates who can contribute to our History MA program. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences. Our new colleague should have a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.

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