Postdoctoral Fellow at the rank of Instructor in East Asian Art History

Call for Appications
Deadline: June 10 2019

The Center for the Art of East Asia and the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a one-year position as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the rank of Instructor. We seek a scholar in East Asian art history who will further his/her own research at the University of Chicago. The holder of this position 1) is required to be in residence, 2) conducts research in a stated field of concentration under the mentorship of a faculty member, 3) participates in regular colloquia and workshops in the Center and Department, and 4) teaches one course each year. This position is expected to begin September 1, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is benefits-eligible and may be extended for an additional year upon satisfactory review.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for receipt of the PhD degree prior to the start of the appointment and must have no more than five years of cumulative experience working in a research university following receipt of the PhD.

Complete application materials include a cover letter, a project proposal including statement of research and teaching interests, CV with a list of publications, a sample dissertation chapter, 1-2 additional writing samples, dissertation abstract and table of contents, and the names and contact information of three individuals familiar with the work of the applicant from whom letters of recommendation may be requested. All materials must be submitted at the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruiting website at no later than the application deadline of CAEA Postdoc-2019-20. For questions, please email Katherine Tsiang at

CAEA Postdoc-2019-20