Assistant Professor, Medieval Art & Architecture of Western Europe - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Alabama seeks to appoint a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Medieval Art and Architecture of Western Europe. Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in Early Christian/Byzantine Art, Early Medieval Art, Late Medieval Art, and Ancient Greek and/or Roman art, as well as undergraduate and graduate seminars in area of specialization. Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining a strong record of scholarly research with publications and service to the profession as well as advising students, participating actively in the graduate program, and engaging in departmental, college, and university service. Medieval Art is a vibrant field of study within the department and traditionally popular among the graduate and undergraduate programs. The Department of Art and Art History offers the BA and MA degrees in Art History and the BA, BFA, MA and MFA degrees in Studio Art. The MA degree in Art History is offered jointly with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Important teaching resources include the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, and the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Medieval Art and/or Architecture; record of successful teaching (beyond graduate teaching assistant level); commitment to interactive classroom learning and integrating new technologies in teaching; evidence of ongoing research; experience in developing and teaching undergraduate courses in Medieval Art and Architecture; active professional record.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated interest in and ability to teach Ancient Art in addition to the Medieval specialty.

Additional Position Information

The University of Alabama, the state’s flagship public research university, is located in Tuscaloosa, about 50 miles southwest of Birmingham. UA’s enrollment is diverse, drawing from the state of Alabama, the Southeast region and the nation, and increasingly from around the world. The total enrollment exceeds 36,000 students and continued growth is projected for the coming years. 51% of students come from outside the state of Alabama.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit applications online by visiting the application website at, job posting number 0809723. Upload a CV under “Resume/Curriculum Vitae” and contact information for three professional references under “Other Documents 1.” Questions about this search should be directed to the Search Chair, Dr. Rachel Stephens ( Review of applications will begin on 11/18/2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • ART
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Art History
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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