Job: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas

University of Kansas, Kress Foundation Department of Art History
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Early Medieval, Byzantine, or Islamic art

The Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas seeks a tenure- track Assistant Professor specializing in the history of the visual arts of the Middle Ages with strength in early Medieval, Byzantine, or Islamic art, to begin as early as August 18, 2014. Ph.D. with specialization in early Medieval, Byzantine, or Islamic art history is expected by the start date of the appointment.   The appointee will teach four courses per year, including undergraduate and graduate courses in Medieval art history, and participate in the two-semester introductory art history survey; advise undergraduate and graduate students; guide research of graduate students and supervise dissertations; maintain an active program of research disseminated through peer-review publications and public presentations; and provide service to the department and university, including membership on committees and participation in university governance. Candidates, who will contribute to the climate of diversity, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are encouraged to apply.

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A complete electronic application will include a letter of application, CV, a list of 3 references, copies of a publication and/or a writing sample.