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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Art History

John Cabot University (JCU)

Location: Rome - Italy
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 15th December 2021

John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, invites applications for a full-time assistant or associate tenure-track professor in Art History.  

We seek applicants with a PhD in Art History or equivalent field, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and commitment to academic service and program development for both BA and MA Art History degree programs. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction.  

Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in Medieval art or in Modern/Contemporary art; however, applications from specialists in Early Modern art are also welcome. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in art outside Italy and/or experience of teaching at the graduate level. An ability to teach courses on art in Rome and Italy is expected. Familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts educational tradition will also be considered an advantage.  

The successful candidate will be expected to start in Fall semester 2022. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure. They will be expected to teach three courses per semester at all academic levels, to undertake research, and to be an active member of the university community. 

Applicants should send 1) a letter of interest describing their teaching interests and ability to support and expand the Art History program; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of current and planned research; and 4) evidence of teaching excellence. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address. 

The deadline to submit applications is 15 December 2021. Interviews will be held in early 2022; only short-listed candidates will be notified.  

John Cabot University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, or services.  

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