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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 (35-40 pages maximum). Applicants should provide a personal statement and diversity commitment that includes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, and/or teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your research proposal and teaching statements (1-3 pages). In addition to applying via careers.umich.edu, these materials and three letters of reference for candidates at the assistant professor level or a list of names of potential reviewers for candidates at the associate professor level 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 position in western medieval art to begin September 2022. This is a university-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure. The position may be filled by persons working in any field of western medieval art pursuing any methodological approach/es. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

Responsibilities*

The successful applicant will be asked to develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise doctoral students, undertake service appropriate to the rank, and participate actively in the events of the department. The appointee will be welcomed into a large university community that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications*

A PhD is required prior to beginning this university year appointment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

If you have questions, please contact Audra Wilson (Executive Secretary, U-M Department of the History of Art) at histart-execsec@umich.edu.

Application Deadline

The deadline for submission is October 4, 2021.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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