Employment: Assist Prof Art History, University of Southern California

Our Art History department at USC (Los Angeles, California) is engaged in a search for an Assistant Professor of Art History, Early Modern.
Position information:
Assistant Professor of Art History, Early Modern
Tenured, Tenure Track
Salary not specified
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, United States
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Application deadline:

Nov 1

Position description:
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 .

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