The McIntire Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia invites scholars of international stature, at the rank of full professor or the equivalent, to apply for the inaugural Eleanor Shea Professor of Art History.
We seek applicants who hold a PhD in art history or a related field, have a strong record of publication, and are pursuing innovative research in any subfield. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate prior excellence in teaching and mentorship of students, and a willingness to contribute to the scholarly life of the Department of Art and the PhD program. The successful candidate will join a community comprising twenty-nine faculty in Art History and Studio Art, and a PhD program in Art and Architectural History.
We request that the cover letter include a discussion of scholarship, possible research collaborations, and teaching and advising experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. It should address how the applicant has contributed to a departmental and university culture of diversity and inclusion, and note the potential for collaborative engagement in a department that includes studio art as well as art history.
The University of Virginia is one of the nation's foremost public universities. The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is the largest of the University of Virginia's eleven schools (with about 12,000 students and more than 700 faculty members), and is recognized as the intellectual core of the institution.
Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and to inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.
Apply online at: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition #R0011341 complete the application, and attach the following: a cover letter as described above; a current CV; and contact information for three references.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 1, 2020; however, this position remains open until filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2020.
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Laura Mellusi firstname.lastname@example.org, 434-924-6122 or Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at email@example.com.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Douglas Fordham, firstname.lastname@example.org
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