Sunday, July 30, 2017

Tenure-Track Art History position in African American Art at Stanford

Assistant Professor in African American Art
Stanford University

The Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University invites
applications for the position of assistant professor, tenure-track, in
African American art history. The appointment is expected to begin on
September 1, 2018. Recent recipients of the Ph.D. and candidates who will
have received their Ph.D. by the time of appointment are invited to apply.
Teaching experience at the university level and a record of scholarly
publication are highly desirable.

We solicit applications from candidates who study African American art in
historical and/or contemporary perspective. Candidates who explore this art
in a diasporic and/or hemispheric context are also encouraged to apply. The
successful candidate will be expected to develop an introductory level
survey and more focused courses for undergraduates, as well as seminars for
graduate students and advanced undergraduates. The ideal candidate would
bring to Stanford a program of current and future research that is poised
to transform the field as well as to attract graduate students of the
highest caliber. The successful candidate will be affiliated with
Stanford's Center for Comparative Studies for Race and Ethnicity and teach
courses cross-listed with that Center, known as CCSRE. The successful
candidate's connection to CCSRE will also include, but is not limited to,
serving on committees and involvement in various intellectual and related
activities that promote the center's goals.

Interested candidates should post a letter detailing the direction of
current research and teaching objectives, a CV, a writing sample, and three
letters of recommendation online at  No hard copy applications
will be accepted. The deadline for receiving applications is October 1,

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and
applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans
and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring
additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical

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