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Job - Medieval Art and Architecture (Western or Islamic)
Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA
Assistant Professor - Medieval Art and Architecture
The Art Department at Wellesley College seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in medieval art and architecture in the European and Islamic worlds. Candidates should specialize in either Islamic or Western medieval art and architecture with a demonstrated expertise in teaching in the allied field. Candidates should hold the PhD. or be near completion. Evidence of a promising scholarly record is required and applicants should have languages commensurate with teaching and research interests. In addition to offering courses in these two areas, the position includes teaching in the Department’s survey course.
Wellesley College, a women’s institution, is one of the leading undergraduate colleges in the United States. It emphasizes strong teaching and original scholarship, and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research. It also expects: collegiality, service within the College, and participation in professional organizations within the candidate’s area of specialization. The Art Department includes majors in Art History, Architecture, Studio Art and Media Arts and Sciences, and enjoys exchange programs with MIT, Olin College of Engineering, and Brandeis University.
Applicants should send a letter of application that describes their teaching and research interests and a CV electronically, and provide three letters of recommendation (The online application will request names/email address so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly.) to: https://career.wellesley.edu. The application must be received by January 15, 2011. If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our on line application system, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educational institution and employer. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment. Applications from women, minorities, and candidates with disabilities are encouraged.