Appel à candidature : poste de professeur invité en histoire de l’art américain (University of Oxford, 2016)

Oxford-University-Circlet.svgApplications are invited for a Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professor for the 2016/17 academic year at Oxford University. This post, which is generously funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, will be based in the History of Art Department, part of the History Faculty and is offered in association with a Visiting Fellowship at Worcester College.

This one-year post is a unique and exciting opportunity to establish new research networks, encourage international symposia and conferences, and inspire a new generation of American art academics and curators by embedding the subject into Oxford’s graduate and undergraduate curricula. The successful candidate will be required to give tutorials, lectures, classes and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level, to engage in examining and administrative work, and to engage in advanced study and original research in the history of American art.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate and teaching experience in a relevant field, have a strong research record and/or research potential with a reputation as an international authority within the specialism and a level of international publication at a standard that will contribute to and enhance the national and international profile of the History of Art Department and History Faculty.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The post is available to begin between 1 September 2016 and 1 October 2016 for a fixed term of one year. The deadline for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 30 September 2015. Interviews are expected to take place in Oxford during late October or early November 2015.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.


Contact: Jeannie Scott, Deputy Head of Administration. Email:
Primary Category: Art and Art History
Secondary Categories: American History / Studies
Posting Date: 08/19/2015
Closing Date 09/30/2015

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