Assistant Professor of Art History - Islamic Art History

Employer
Pomona College
Location
Claremont, California

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, History & Classics

The Department of Art History at Pomona College invites applications for an open rank tenure track position in Islamic art history beginning July 1, 2022. The field of specialization is open and includes any area of Islamic art and architectural history from the early Islamic period to the present. The qualified candidate will teach two courses per semester while supervising undergraduate theses and projects. The department seeks scholars who can offer an interconnected, global art history curriculum within a liberal arts environment, with creative interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments and programs, such as Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies, Late Antique & Medieval Studies, and Religious Studies.

Dossiers should include: cover letter of application; CV; writing sample; teaching statement; research statement; statement on mentoring a diverse student body; and three letters of reference. Please upload electronic copies of these documents no later than January 1, 2022 to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19323. For further information or questions, contact Professor George L. Gorse, chair, Art History, at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2022.

Pomona College is an undergraduate liberal arts institution of 1670 students, and a founding member (in 1887) of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, and Claremont Graduate University. Located in the diverse Los Angeles area, it has a joint art history program comprising nine faculty and three art museum directors. Pomona College supports equal access to higher education and values a richly diverse environment and curriculum. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for traditionally underrepresented students.

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