Ohio State University, Department of History of Art

Position ID:OSU-HistoryofArt-VAP [#16159]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Modern European Art
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Art History / Modern art
Appl Deadline:2020/03/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/03/10, finished 2020/10/04)
Position Description:    

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The Ohio State University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Modern European Art for the 2020/2021 academic year. Candidates should have a research focus in European Art between ca. 1400 and 1600, and we particularly welcome applications from scholars who address European art within its global context in their research and/or teaching. The teaching responsibility for the position is 2 courses per semester in autumn and spring the successful candidate will teach an introductory Renaissance to Modern Western Art class, an introductory course in Italian Renaissance Art, and two further courses in their area of expertise.

The Ohio State University History of Art Department offers both the BA and PhD in art history, as well as an MA in Contemporary Art and Curatorial Practice. The Visiting Assistant Professor will be invited to play an active role in our graduate and undergraduate programs, and to participate in the intellectual life of the department.


Applicants must have a PhD in art history or a related discipline by the position start date of August 15, 2020. Teaching experience at the university level or its equivalent and a record of publishing and scholarly activity are expected.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references. Inquiries may be directed to Search Committee Chair Karl Whittington (whittington.78@osu.edu). Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2020; however, the search will remain active, and applications will continue to be accepted, until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date of the position is August 15, 2020. All candidates must apply through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16159 The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
201 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210