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How to Apply

Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and a writing sample (35 pages maximum). These materials and three letters of reference should be uploaded to Interfolio

Job Summary

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Early Modern European Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture, 1400-1750. This is a university-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2020. The successful applicant will be asked to develop a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, to supervise doctoral dissertations, and to participate actively in the life of the department. The appointee will be welcomed into a department that encourages historical rigor, methodological pluralism, and interdisciplinary dialogue, and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications*

The position may be filled by persons working in any field of European art; preference is given to those whose research encompasses transnational and cross-cultural components, and situates European art within the networks of trade and migration that connected early modern artistic cultures and geographies.  A PhD is required prior to appointment.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates and scholars demonstrably committed to working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Pattison (Executive Secretary, U-M Department of the History of Art) at (734) 615-8453 or

Application Deadline

The deadline for submission is November 1, 2019. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.