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Assistant Professor - Modern and Contemporary Architectural Historian

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The University of Chicago
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Assistant Professor - Modern and Contemporary Architectural Historian

Department of Art History, Humanities Division
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago

Oct 7, 2022 – Nov 7, 2022


Description

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The Department seeks applicants with innovative approaches to scholarship in the modern and contemporary history of architecture, urbanism, and/or the built environment, who also exhibit an ambitious research agenda and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars working in any geographic area, with any theoretical or methodological focus, are invited to apply. The position includes a normal teaching load of four courses per year, as well as commensurate advising and service responsibilities. 

This search for an Assistant Professor is connected to a concurrent search for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow (PPF): http://apply.interfolio.com/115309 . We encourage all interested applicants to submit an application for the PPF position as well, so that all available options will be open to the selected candidate.  


Qualifications

All requirements for the PhD in Art or Architectural History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment. 


Application Instructions

Required Application Documents 

  • Cover letter introducing research, teaching interests and pedagogical methods, long-term career goals, and detailing progress toward completion of PhD if not in hand 
  • Dissertation abstract (2-page maximum) 
  • Current CV 
  • One article-length text or dissertation chapter 

All items must be submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time on November 7, 2022 via the University's Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio) at: http://apply.interfolio.com/115305 .

Additional materials and reference letters may be requested following initial review of applications. For more information about the Department of Art History, please visit arthistory.uchicago.edu . Please contact arthistory@uchicago.edu  with any questions about the position.

Position contingent on final budgetary approval.


We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


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The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.


For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.


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