Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Illinois

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
School of Art + Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

TWO VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN ART HISTORY: The Art History Program in the School of Art & Design at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for two full-time, nine-month, Visiting Assistant Professor positions.

Position 1. Late nineteenth through twenty-first centuries.
Position 2. Any period before 1600

The geographic areas for both positions are open. Scholars whose research and teaching demonstrate interdisciplinary, comparative transcultural approaches will be especially welcomed. These positions will begin August 16, 2014.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Art History by the time of appointment. Candidates with a record of successful teaching experience will be preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: A 2/2 teaching load that includes introductory or advanced undergraduate art history courses as well as a graduate seminar in areas that support and complement existing faculty courses. The academic year calendar begins August 16, 2014 and ends May 15, 2015.

ART HISTORY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS: The Art History Program consists of nine full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members, plus adjuncts and affiliated faculty. Degrees offered include the BA and BFA, as well as the M.A. and Ph.D. Art History graduate courses also support graduate minors in Museum Studies and Medieval Studies. The University Library is the largest among publicly supported educational institutions and one of the largest university libraries in the country. There are two university museums, the Krannert Art Museum and the Spurlock Museum. Additional information about the program and faculty areas can be found at

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2014. The committee will begin reviewing applications before then but no decision will be made until after the close date. Please create your candidate profile at Complete submissions will include the following:

1. A letter of application
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Scholarly writing sample
4. Sample course syllabi
5. List of three references – online application will require names and contact information for three references.

Please clearly title all files using your last name and the contents (“lastname_curriculum_vitae” or “lastname_syllabi”)

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

Minorities, women and other designated class members are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (

For additional information regarding the application procedures, please contact:
Heidi Hardenbrook
Human Resources
217-333-8305 (phone)


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