Brown University invites applications for the Adrienne Minassian Professorship of Islamic Art and Architecture. This is a tenured position at the level of Full or Associate Professor. We seek candidates who are historians of art and architecture with primary research interest in the study of any region of the Islamic world in the period before 1900, with a preference for a research focus on the period pre-1800. The appointment will begin July 1, 2021.
The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding scholarly achievement with a record of distinction, as well as a commitment to classroom teaching of introductory as well as specialized courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Minassian Professor will be expected to encourage cross-disciplinary collaborations through innovative teaching, research and mentoring, helping to make connections with students and faculty across the university.
Candidates should provide a letter of application and curriculum vitae and three names of recommenders. Please submit all materials online via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2020. The search will remain open until filled or closed.
Applicants should state in their cover letter how, through their research approaches, teaching methodology and/or public engagement, they are prepared to advance Brown's strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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