Assistant Professor: Early Modern European Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture (1400-1750)

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Early Modern European Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture, 1400-1750. This is a university-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2020. The position may be filled by persons working in any field of European art; preference is given to those whose research encompasses transnational and cross-cultural components, and situates European art within the networks of trade and migration that connected early modern artistic cultures and geographies. The successful applicant will be asked to develop a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, to supervise doctoral dissertations, and to participate actively in the life of the department. The appointee will be welcomed into a department that encourages historical rigor, methodological pluralism, and interdisciplinary dialogue, and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. A PhD is required prior to appointment. 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 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 November 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.