Jobs for Medievalists

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, arts, architecture, and/or archaeology of medieval Europe and/or the medieval Mediterranean (500-1500 CE).

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the arts, architecture, and/or archaeology of medieval Europe and/or the medieval Mediterranean, 500-1500 CE. The Department seeks applicants with ambitious research agendas and a serious commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An engagement with interdisciplinary medieval studies is strongly encouraged. The appointment will begin 1 July 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. All requirements for the PhD must be completed by the start of the appointment.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities web site at and select requisition #03872, and upload the following materials: a cover letter introducing research and teaching interests and detailing progress toward completion of Ph.D. if not in hand; a current curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation; and a dissertation abstract. In addition, applicants must submit one writing sample via email to Application deadline is November 12. Only complete applications will be considered.

The position is contingent on final budgetary approval. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

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