Cornell University, History of Art and Visual Studies

Position ID:Cornell-History of Art and Visual Studies-ASSTPROF [#19226, WDR-00027548]
Position Title: Renaissance and Baroque Art
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Art History
Appl Deadline:2021/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2021/08/19, listed until 2021/09/30)
Position Description:    

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Effective immediately, all new Cornell hires, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by December 8, 2021, or before their start date if after December 8.

The Department of History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Renaissance and Baroque art (1450-1700 CE) with specialization in Europe and interests in the global dimensions of the era. Applicants must have teaching experience, and all requirements for their Ph.D. must be completed by May 2022. The appointment requires a 2-2 teaching load (typically one lecture course and one seminar each semester), and includes an introductory course on Renaissance and Baroque art, intermediate level courses of broad interest to students, and seminars on topics of the candidate’s choosing. Candidates should be deeply familiar with early modern Italian and European art and its entanglements with the rise of globalization, colonialism, and imperial expansion, and be conversant with interdisciplinary methodologies. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising and service to the department and the university. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation.

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History of Art & Visual Studies Department
Cornell University
GM08 Goldwin Smith Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853

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