Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Asian Art History (DePaul University)

Date of event:   01/10/2021 − 01/10/2021

Position: Assistant Professor in Asian Art History
Application deadline: 1 October 2021
Institution: The Department of History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University, Chicago, USA

The Department of History of Art and Architecture at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Asian Art History (Tenure Track) to begin Autumn Quarter 2022. All periods, media, and geographies within Asia will be considered, including less well-studied areas of inquiry.

DePaul University operates on a quarterly schedule with a 2-2-2 teaching load. The candidate will be expected to teach an introductory Asian art course as well as a course on Buddhist art. The candidate will also be expected to develop other courses that will expand the department’s offerings in the religious dimension of DePaul’s general education curriculum, in consultation with the departments of Religious Studies, Global Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, and/or Japanese Studies, with whom such courses will be appropriately cross listed. The candidate will be housed in History of Art and Architecture, including with respect to teaching, service, and tenure and promotion. The candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and contribute to the service needs of the department and university.

The Department of History of Art and Architecture is an undergraduate global art history program currently comprised of 7 full-time faculty members with specialists in African, Islamic, Byzantine, Medieval European, Latin American, American, and Feminist art. In addition to the major and minor in History of Art and Architecture, the department participates in an Architecture & Urbanism minor jointly with the Geography Department, and in a Museum Studies minor with the departments of History and Anthropology.

Review of application materials will begin on 1 October 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. We actively seek to enhance the diversity of our department and are committed to promoting an inclusive environment. Persons of all genders, abilities, and racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in hand by August 2022 and teaching experience are preferred. DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please electronically submit the following required documents: Cover Letter including statement of research and teaching interests, statement regarding commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, CV, contact information for 3 referees, and a sample of scholarly work. Optional submissions include a list of courses taught and sample syllabi.

You can apply online at HERE.