The Division of Art History in the School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington in Seattle welcomes applications for the Kollar Endowed Chair in American Art, a full-time, open-rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position. The appointment starts in September 2020 on a nine-month service period. Applications are invited in all fields of American art through the 1950s; emerging scholars are encouraged to apply. The Kollar Endowed Chair will have the opportunity to develop a dynamic program in American Art in collaboration with an internationally recognized faculty with strong areas of expertise in Native American Art, Asian Art, Early Modern European Art, and Modern and Global Contemporary Art.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment and the ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and to supervise M.A. and Ph.D. students. The position is commensurate with experience and qualification.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, two publications, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, sample course syllabi, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be sent via the following Interfolio URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/65945 (please request letters of reference using the Interfolio application). Please send questions about this position to the search chair, Estelle Lingo, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preference will be given to candidates applying on or before October 9. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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