Job description

JOB NO.: 96140-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 96140-FA

Working Title: Professor of Art History


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Art History or equivalent by start of appointment.

Area of specialization: early modern European art (1400-1750).

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Assistant professor candidates must show evidence of outstanding teaching and research potential and must be willing to teach upper and lower-level courses on a regular basis.

Associate and full professors candidates must, in addition to the above, have a distinguished record of research.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Summary: The Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a scholar of early modern European art (1400-1750), to be filled at a rank commensurate with scholarly accomplishment and experience. Thematic field, methodological approach and geographic area of specialization are open, but the department has a particular interest in scholars with a trans-national, cross-cultural, or global focus and/or an interest in the Mediterranean world.

Duties: The successful candidate will teach courses at all levels. The regular teaching load is two courses per semester, and will include undergraduate and graduate courses, both introductory courses and courses in the candidate's field of specialization. The successful candidate may be asked to teach the second half of the western art history survey, and will also have the opportunity to participate in the Center for Visual Cultures, the Material Culture program, the Center for Early Modern Studies, and the department's curatorial initiative, as well as make use of the outstanding collections of the Chazen Museum of Art. The successful candidate will engage in significant ongoing research and publication and will perform department, university and community services as appropriate for faculty rank.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.


Steven Nadler
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Interested candidates should find the position announcement at (PVL 96140), click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of roughly 35 pages.

You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than midnight, Monday, December 3, 2018. However positions may remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 26 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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