Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor: Chinese Arts and Cultures

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jul 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time position in Chinese Arts and Cultures to begin September 2020. This is a university-year appointment at the rank of advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure. The position may be filled by persons working in any field of premodern Chinese visual art up to the late imperial era, pursuing any of a range of methodological approaches.

The successful applicant will be asked to develop an array of undergraduate and graduate courses, to supervise graduate students, and to participate actively in the life of the department.

The appointee will be welcomed into a large university community that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and a writing sample (35 pages maximum).

These materials and three letters of reference for candidates at the assistant professor level or a list of names of potential reviewers for candidates at the associate professor level should be uploaded to Interfolio (

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Pattison (Executive Secretary, U-M Department of the History of Art) at (734) 615-8453 or [email protected]

The deadline for submission is September 1, 2019. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates and scholars demonstrably committed to working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.

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