Assistant Professor of Art History (Early Modern)

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Assistant Professor of Art History (Early Modern)

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Aug 20, 2020
Close Date:
Nov 12, 2020

The Art History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Early Modern (ca.1300-1700) art history at the level of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. The specific geographical area and period of specialization is open. We seek candidates who can teach a broad range of courses in their area of expertise at all levels of the departmental curriculum. We are interested in candidates who can also offer courses in a secondary area such as medieval art history or ancient art history. The ability to work with related departments and interdisciplinary programs in the college such as Medieval and Renaissance Studies is expected. Candidates with teaching experience and an active scholarly agenda are preferred.



A Ph. D. in art history is required, but ABDs close to completing their dissertation at the time of application will be considered. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching goals, a list of proposed courses with brief descriptions, a syllabus from at least one course previously taught, and a list of three references who are prepared to write letters of recommendation to Interfolio at application deadline is ­­­­­November 12, 2020. Questions regarding the search may be addressed to Professor John McEnroe, Search Committee Chair, Art History Department, Hamilton College ([email protected]). 

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. A review of applications will begin October 1, 2020Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.





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Posted: 8/25/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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