Wellesley College: Assistant Professor of Islamic Art

The Department of Art at Wellesley College (www.wellesley.edu/art) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the art, architecture, and/or material culture of the Islamic world before 1500. The successful candidate will develop a curriculum attentive to the intersections of Islamicate arts with the arts of the Western Medieval and Byzantine worlds. We seek a colleague with interests in transcultural exchange and global art history, a dedication to educating and mentoring women from around the world, and a commitment to combining rigorous research and impactful publications with passionate and innovative teaching on an undergraduate liberal arts campus. The successful candidate will teach a 2-2 load comprising one section of our intro survey, two lecture courses, and one seminar and will be expected to participate fully in both the department and college communities and to strengthen our connections to interdisciplinary programs in Architecture, Book Arts, Middle Eastern Studies, and/or Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

To apply, please submit a letter of application addressing research and teaching interests (no more than two pages), a CV, and a writing sample (approximately 25 pages) to career.wellesley.edu/postings/2426. The online portal will request the names and email addresses of three recommenders, who may submit letters of support directly through the system. Review of applications will begin on October 29th, 2018.

Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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last updated 23-Sep-2018