Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Art History, Early Modern, Tenure Track position

The Department of Art History in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the history of art (including but not limited to visual and/or material culture) of the early modern period (ca. 1500-1800). This position is expected to begin August 2016. The area of expertise is open, and various methodological and theoretical approaches are welcome.

The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and participate actively in the intellectual life of the department and the university. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and show exceptional scholarly promise. Interested candidates should provide 1) a cover letter that includes a discussion of research and teaching, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) two writing samples, at least one of which should be a chapter from a dissertation or book manuscript, and 4) the names and contact information of three referees who will be contacted in a system-generated email to provide letters. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/53205 .

Review of applications will begin on November 2.

Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Daniela Bleichmar, bleichma@usc.edu.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .


 

Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Positions--Art History

The Department of Art History in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences may have one or more non-tenure-track openings —- Lecturer, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Associate Professor (Teaching) or Professor (Teaching) —- in the coming 12 months, full-time or part-time. Lecturers may be asked to teach courses and/or lead discussion sections.

Courses for which we may be hiring include:
AHIS 100 Introduction to Visual Culture
AHIS 120/121 Foundations of Western Art
AHIS 125/126 Arts of Asia
AHIS 127/128 Arts of Latin America
AHIS 250m Modernity and Difference: Critical Approaches to Modern Art
AHIS 343 Renaissance Art
AHIS 363m Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Art
AHIS 364m Myths, Arts, Realities: Visual Culture in California, 1849 to the Present
AHIS 368 Modern Art I: 1700 - 1850
AHIS 370 Modern Art III: 1940 to the Present
AHIS 373 History of Photography
AHIS 470 Studies in Contemporary Art
AHIS 494 Undergraduate Proseminar in Art History
AHIS 515 Seminar in Contemporary Arts

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in a relevant field and demonstrated teaching excellence in the subject area.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of teaching evaluations
  • Course syllabi for courses taught
  • Three academic letters of recommendation, which speak to teaching abilities

 

Please submit all the application materials listed above as PDF documents to: Elizabeth W. Massari, Office Manager, massari@usc.edu. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/54707 .

 

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .