The Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Modern and Contemporary Art. The Department of the History of Art and Architecture has established strength in the area of modern art and architecture. The Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art will teach lecture courses and seminars for a popular undergraduate major, as well as graduate seminars, and will mentor doctoral students into the profession while also pursuing innovative and important scholarship in the field at large. We are looking for outstanding scholars with an interest in the broad context of the history of art and architecture, and are committed to contributing diverse perspectives to the department and to the university.
The successful candidate will have the PhD in hand and exemplary experience teaching contemporary art and the theory and practice of art including (but not limited to) painting, sculpture, installation, and time-based art of the post-World War Two era. A research and teaching concentration that incorporates cross-cultural aspects of visual culture, global art history, and/or earlier twentieth-century Western art is welcomed.
Candidates should provide a letter of application and curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit all materials online via Interfolio. Applications received by 15 November 2019 will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until filled or closed.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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