Professor in the Art of the Ancient Americas
Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
United States

Austen-Stokes Professor in the Art of the Ancient Americas (open-rank)

Requisition #: A-113865-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Department/Program: Department of The History of Art

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: Open until filled

General Description

The Department of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of Austen-Stokes Professor in the Art of the Ancient Americas, to begin July 1, 2023. The appointment may be made at any academic rank (tenure-track assistant, tenured associate, or tenured full professor). We welcome applications from scholars specializing in the art, architecture, and/or material culture of pre-colonial North, Central, and/or South America, including the Caribbean.

Ph.D. in the History of Art, Anthropology/Archaeology, or related fields required at time of appointment. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and one article- or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing (published or in-press). Applications must demonstrate a strong research profile and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The cover letter should address how the candidate's research approaches, teaching methodology, and/or public engagement would contribute to the university's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the field's development: the Austen-Stokes Professor participates in the recruitment and mentorship of the Austen-Stokes Postdoctoral Fellow (an endowed, two-year fellowship); organizes the annual Austen-Stokes Distinguished Lecture; and fosters student research, travel, and programming through designated, endowed research funds. Applicants at the assistant professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference sent on their behalf; tenured applicants should instead include the names and contact information of three references. All materials must be submitted online via Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022. For further information, contact the chair of the search committee, Marian Feldman (mfeldm20@jhu.edu). For more information about the department, visit http://arthist.jhu.edu.

The department is committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. We welcome applications from those who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in the History of Art, Anthropology/Archaeology, or related fields required at time of appointment.

Application Instructions

Ph.D. in the History of Art, Anthropology/Archaeology, or related fields required at time of appointment. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and one article- or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing (published or in-press). Applications must demonstrate a strong research profile and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The cover letter should address how the candidate's research approaches, teaching methodology, and/or public engagement would contribute to the university's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the field's development: the Austen-Stokes Professor participates in the recruitment and mentorship of the Austen-Stokes Postdoctoral Fellow (an endowed, two-year fellowship); organizes the annual Austen-Stokes Distinguished Lecture; and fosters student research, travel, and programming through designated, endowed research funds. Applicants at the assistant professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference sent on their behalf; tenured applicants should instead include the names and contact information of three references. All materials must be submitted online via Interfolio.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/113865

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