Job Opening – Lecturer in 16th-century Italian and/or Spanish Art (10/2012)

2012 October 26

The Courtauld Institute of Art
University of London

£33,154-£45,017 pa (inc London Allowance) depending on relevant knowledge and skills

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings, and has a distinguished history of scholarship and teaching in 16th-century Southern European art, and is home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld seeks to appoint a permanent full-time lecturer in the painting, sculpture, and graphic arts of Southern Europe, c.1480-1580. Preference may be given to candidates with a proven interest in issues relating to cultural exchange either within Europe or between Europe and the wider world. The successful applicant will also have proven strengths in object-based research as well as a demonstrable interest in current methodological issues.

The minimum requirements for the post are a DPhil or PhD and some teaching experience.

We are looking for an individual who will bring a new intellectual dimension to our community; who will attract doctoral students of the highest calibre; and who will enhance the Courtauld’s reputation for innovative teaching and ground-breaking research. The selectors will place considerable emphasis on the candidate’s publications, achievements and future research plans. They will be looking for strong indications of the capacity to initiate collaborative research; the candidate should also be able to outline possible research grant applications. The starting date for the lectureship is September 2013.

For further details and an application pack, please download details at or email or telephone 020 7848 1881. Please note that cv’s alone will not be accepted. All applicants must complete an application pack.

Closing Date: 12.00 pm (midday), Monday, 12 November 2012
Interview Date: 3 December 2012

The Courtauld Institute of Art promotes equal opportunities.

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