Appel à candidature : « Assistant Professor, 18th-19th Century Decorative Arts and Material Culture, George Mason University »

The George Mason University, Department of History and Art History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates specializing in the art of 18th to mid-19th century with an emphasis on the history of design, material culture, or decorative and luxury arts will be considered. Specializations may cover any world region, and those whose research addresses transcultural contact and aspects of art in a global context are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses.

Successful applicants must have completed a Ph.D. by August 2013; teaching experience and publications are preferred.

George Mason University is a dynamic state university of over 30,000 students, located 14 miles from Washington, D.C. The joint department of History and Art History has a strong record of scholarly research, is home to the award-winning Center for History and New Media, and has partnered with the Smithsonian Institution in offering a master’s degree in the History of the Decorative Arts.

To apply for position number F9608z , fill out the online application at and attach a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Also, please mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Lawrence Butler, Search Committee Chair, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University, MSN 3G1, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply here.

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