Job Opening – Assistant Professor (10/2011)

2011 October 16

New York University
New York, New York

The Department of Art History at New York University, in collaboration with the Institute of Fine Arts, seeks to appoint an historian of South Asian Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship. September 1, 2012 start date preferred, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Ph.D. in art history at time of appointment required. We seek a scholar with a primary specialization in pre-modern art and architecture, and possible secondary interests in early modern, modern, and contemporary art. Successful candidates will possess strong evidence of scholarly excellence, proficiency in relevant languages, and research interests complementing those of faculty in the history of art, architecture, and visual culture of the Islamic world. The appointee will teach four courses each academic year: three undergraduate courses consisting of a mix of core curriculum courses, surveys of South Asian art and architecture, and advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization; and one graduate course at the Institute of Fine Arts. The candidate will supervise undergraduate independent studies and honors theses, and master’s and doctoral theses.

Application deadline is December 1, 2011. To apply, see the NYU Department of Art History web site at (Employment Opportunities) to submit a detailed letter of application, including current and future research plans and teaching statement, CV, and names of three referees.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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