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Assistant Professor, Art History
University of Cincinnati

Date Posted Jan. 22, 2020
Title Assistant Professor, Art History
University University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Department School of Art
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Art History, School of Art (tenure track)
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
University of Cincinnati

The School of Art at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Art History in Renaissance art starting academic year 2020-2021.

Located within the multi-national and culturally diverse University of Cincinnati, the School of Art houses three programs: Art History (BA), Art Education (MA), and Fine Arts (BFA, MFA). The School of Art is currently ranked among top programs nationwide and offers rigorous academic and cultural programs.

Equity and Inclusion
The School of Art is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of learning and employment, and candidates will be asked to respond to questions demonstrating a commitment to these ideals. We welcome qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and service. As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University proudly supports several affinity groups such as the Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, LGBTQ+ Faculty, and Staff Association, and UC Women Lead, which are vital to the professional development and success of our faculty. Women, people of color, persons with a disability, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Primary responsibilities: teaching, maintaining an active research agenda, and service to various School, College, and/or University committees. Specific duties are as follows:
•     Teaching primarily will include undergraduate and dual level courses in Renaissance Art, in addition to classes in a secondary area of expertise, which may be Baroque, Medieval, or non-Western art, as well as required courses, such as research methods and/or the capstone seminar. The typical tenure track art history teaching load is 2 (3 credit hour) courses per semester per academic year. Participation on MFA and MA Art Education thesis committees is also possible.
•     Scholarly research in Renaissance Art published in peer-reviewed journals, edited books, and/or other similar venues.
•     Examples of service are participation on School, College, and University committees which could include student scholarship awards committee, College library committee, visiting artists’ committee, or College technology committee, along with other possible service responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:
•     Ph.D. in Art History prior to effective date of appointment
•     Publications or conference presentations in Renaissance Art (Per the “Application Process” section, two is the minimum number specified)
•     Two academic years of university-level teaching experience in art history

The position is available August 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020. For more information about the School of Art and the Programs, please visit:

Application Process
Interested applicants must apply at In order to be considered for this position please upload the documents below:
•     Cover letter
•     CV
•     Names and contact information of three professional references
•     Sample syllabi
•     2 Sample publications or conference papers in Renaissance Art


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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