Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Art and Architecture of the Medieval Mediterranean, Duke University (Deadline 1st November 2021)

The Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the History of Art or Architecture of the Medieval Mediterranean at the Assistant Professor level. Distinguished candidates at the early associate professor level will also be considered. Candidates at the rank of associate professor must have been in that rank for no more than three years at the time of their application.

The department seeks applications from individuals whose work makes significant contributions to medieval scholarship. All research fields—from local to global studies—that intersect with the Mediterranean world will be considered. Candidates whose interests include Islam and/or digital art history are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates submitting all required materials by November 1st, 2021 will receive full consideration. Candidates should include in their application a cover letter, cv, research statement, a teaching statement that includes how the applicant approaches diversity, equity, and inclusion, work sample (an article or a chapter), and the names and contact information of three references. 


The Department is committed to sustaining innovative and interdisciplinary teaching and research in an environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. The University does not tolerate harassment and discrimination; it also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

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Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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