The Division of Art History in the School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington welcomes applications for a three-year Artist in Residence position for an art historian specializing in modern and contemporary art. The appointment starts in September 2018 and ends June 15, 2021, is a nine-month service period, and is a 100%-time appointment.
Art History is one of the most interdisciplinary arts and humanities fields. To understand the significance of images and objects from diverse periods and cultures, art historians must be prepared to engage a formidable range of disciplines. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, post-modern and contemporary art criticism are central classes in the Art History curriculum.
Applications are invited in fields including, but not limited to, nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, post-modern and contemporary art criticism, and the history of photography. Scholars specializing in the art of the later nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century are particularly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: a master's degree in Art History or related field (or foreign equivalent), a demonstrated record of teaching in higher education, evidence of scholarship, and a commitment to teaching.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching and service.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, list of references with contact information, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and sample course syllabi. All materials should be sent via the following Interfolio URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/49364 (please request letters of reference using the Interfolio application). Please send questions about this position to the search chair via firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred deadline is April 15, 2018.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.