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Faculty Position in European Art and Architecture, 1300-1700
Assistant Professor, Program in Art History University of California, Davis

The Program in Art History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a new faculty position in any aspect of the History of European Art and Architecture, 1300-1700, and its regional and global contexts. This is a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level. We seek a dynamic researcher with broad methodological expertise whose scholarship will thrive in an interdisciplinary environment. Candidates should have a research focus on the relationship between European art and architecture from 1300 to 1700 and its global context and diverse geographic peripheries. The standard teaching load is four 10-week courses per year on the quarter system. The candidate will be expected to teach the introductory survey on Mediaeval and Renaissance art in addition to upper-division courses in European art and architecture 1300-1700 and undergraduate and graduate seminars in his/her area of interest. Ph.D. required at time of application. Evidence of effective teaching is required and a publication record is preferred. Appointment commences July 1, 2017.

Candidates begin the application process by registering online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01280. Submit a letter of application, CV, descriptions of courses taught and/or proposed, two writing samples, a statement of contributions to diversity and the names and contact details for four referees.

Review of applications begins 15 November 2016 and continues until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be addressed to Talinn Grigor at tgrigor@ucdavis.edu.

Historically the agricultural campus of the UC system, the University of California at Davis ranks today among the top ten public research institutions. The Art History Program currently consists of five faculty members. Our program serves a large undergraduate student population drawn from a diverse student body including the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and sciences. There is also a small MA graduate program with an average of 10-12 students per year.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. Applications must include a statement of the candidate’s contributions to diversity in teaching and service.

UC Davis is a smoke-and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis — indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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