Assistant Professor - Greek Architecture
Assistant Professor - Greek Architecture
Date Posted: 04/01/2021
Closing Date: 05/13/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 3211
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Department of Art History
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The Department of Art History in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Greek Architecture. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.
Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Art History or a related area by the time of appointment, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates who specialize in the architectural history of ancient Greece, particularly the Archaic to Hellenistic periods. Research expertise in digital techniques as applied specifically in architectural and more broadly in art historical research is also required. Research and teaching interests should complement and add to our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals meeting high international standards; the submitted research statement; presentations at significant conferences; awards and accolades; and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.
This position will be held at the University of Toronto, St. George campus in downtown Toronto. The Department of Art History is an internationally renowned department dedicated to the study of history, theory, and methodology or art in a global context. For more information about the University of Toronto, and the Department of Art History, please visit www.utoronto.ca and https://arthistory.utoronto.ca.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, recent writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporate a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) sent directly by the referee to the hiring unit via email at [email protected] by the closing date with the job title in the subject line. Please Note: This search is not using the University's automatic solicitation and collection functionality for reference letters.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date, May 13, 2021.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
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