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Assistant Professor in Premodern Art

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

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 Premodern Art, Architecture, and/or Visual or Material Culture, ca. 400–1400 CE.

We welcome applications from candidates working in any region or cultural area. We seek a scholar with a dynamic research agenda who is committed to innovative methodologies applicable to the broader discipline of art history. The successful applicant will diversify our course offerings, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, will complement existing faculty scholarship, and will contribute to interdisciplinary strengths within and beyond the Art History Department. This position is expected to begin August 2023.

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 as well as their experience or commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through activities such as fostering an inclusive classroom environment or incorporating diverse perspectives in their own scholarship, 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, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2022. Questions can be directed to Elizabeth Massari, massari@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 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.



REQ20125055 Posted Date: 10/05/2022

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