Assistant Professor: Early Modern Art History

Job description

Areas of Intereset: Faculty/Instruction
Functional Areas: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Department of Art and Art History
Requisition Number: 13847
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary

The University of Colorado at Boulder seeks a specialist in Early Modern art history for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. We are especially interested in candidates with an international or cross-cultural component to their teaching and research. The successful candidate will pursue an active program of research, teach a 2-2 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervise M.A. and Ph.D. students, and contribute service to the university. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. This position is further supported by extensive library resources, funding opportunities, and a large community of scholars and artists in allied disciplines.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions.

The Department of Art and Art History affirms the power of art to transform people and societies. We are committed to the practice, production, critical and historical study of art within a liberal arts education that encourages experimentation and independence of thought. The art history program approaches the discipline from a global perspective, considering a broad range of art making practices. Our TTT faulty are experts in the following fields: American Indian, Asian, Global Contemporary, Medieval Europe/American, Latin American, and 19th- and 20th-Century Europe. Our faculty are leaders in the field, actively publishing in top journals and books with leading presses, and having received funding from numerous national granting institutions, including the Fulbright Foundation, the Getty Foundation, the Kress Foundation, the Millard Meiss Foundation, and the NEH.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Curious. Be Engaged. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Ph.D. in art history or equivalent field at the time of hire.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Teaching experience and publication record.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, research agenda, and teaching philosophy.
  3. List of References
  4. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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