Tenure Track, Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art

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Tenure Track, Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art

New Orleans, Louisiana
Open Date:
Nov 9, 2020

Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art 

Art historian of Pre-Columbian and/or Colonial Latin America

Tulane University, Associate or Full Professor


The Newcomb Art Department at Tulane University invites applications for the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair in Latin American Art, at the rank of associate or full professor. Scholars specializing in the arts, architecture, visual and material culture of pre-Columbian and colonial cultures in North, Central, and/or South America are encouraged to apply. The Department seeks applicants with a strong record of publications, an ambitious research agenda, as well as considerable experience teaching and mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching load is 2 courses a semester, with the expectation that the hire will recruit and mentor graduate students and participate in departmental and university service.


We are looking to complement the research and teaching profiles of existing Tulane faculty and to build on the tremendous reputation of the department and school in field of Latin American studies. Faculty members enjoy a very collegial environment, flexibility in course offerings, accomplished and engaged students, and small class sizes. Generous support for both travel and research funds are available.  The Newcomb Art Department is one of the largest and most active departments in the School of Liberal Arts. Tulane is home to the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Middle American Research Institute, the Latin American Library and a particular concentration of faculty in numerous fields  specializing in Latin America.  The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Middle American Research Institute both hold important collections of objects and archives of interest to scholars.


Please submit a letter of application outlining teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three referees. The review of applications will begin January 15 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio at the following address: http://apply.interfolio.com/80774






PHD in Art History or related field.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: CV, Cover Letter, and Three Contacts for Letters of Recommendation.




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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 2/11/2021
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