Vacancy: Visiting Professor of East Asian Art History (New York University (NYU – Global), Abu Dhabi)

Date of event:   15/02/2024 − 15/02/2024

Position: Visiting Professor of East Asian Art History, Open Rank
Deadline: 15 February 2024 (at 11:59 PM Eastern Time)
Location: New York University (NYU: Global), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an open-rank visiting faculty position in East Asian Art History in the Art and Art History Program. Candidates must have expertise in East Asian art and be able to place it in dialogue with global perspectives. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to teach broadly across diverse traditions and periods of East Asian art.

The Program seeks scholars who can demonstrate a commitment to innovative research that is open to cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in art history, and appropriate competence in at least one East Asian language. They will have an established international publication record and corresponding teaching experience.

This is a visiting faculty appointment for one academic year of 9 months of instruction. The position will largely focus on teaching in the BA in Art and Art History curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with other programs in the Arts & Humanities Division as well as with other divisions at NYUAD.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Art History.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • List of Courses Taught
  • Relevant Syllabi

Names and emails of three references who will be contacted by Interfolio to submit their letter confidentially through the system. The search committee will begin the review of applications on February 15. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi at the beginning of the academic year 2024-2025.

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For more information, please visit the website here.