Visiting Assistant Professor in Southern Renaissance Art

Harvard University in Massachusetts

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 6, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Part-time

Position Description:  The Department of History of Art and Architecture seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Southern Renaissance art.  The appointment is expected to begin on January 15, 2018.  The successful candidate will be responsible for one lecture course and one graduate/undergraduate seminar over the course of the Spring semester.

The position is for one semester.



faculty, instructor, Southern Renaissance, Art, History

Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England


Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate in History of Art and Architecture or related discipline ordinarily required by the time the appointment begins.


Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired, as is an interest in making significant pedagogical use of the outstanding collections of the Harvard Art Museums.


Special Instructions:  Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by August 15, 2017; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. The application is considered complete only when all three letters have been received.


Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information:  Joseph Koerner, Victor S. Thomas Professor of the History of Art and Architecture & Interim Chair, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Sackler Building, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA  02138.


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