History of Art and Architecture

Position Available: Visiting Assistant Professor

The History of Art and Architecture (HAA) Department at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for academic year 2021–22 (September 1, 2021–April 30, 2022). This position, which is outside the tenure stream, may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have a PhD in hand by August 31, 2021, and be able to demonstrate university-level teaching experience in the history of art, architecture, or a closely related field. We seek a colleague whose teaching, research, mentorship, and service will contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to departmental and university initiatives.

The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach two courses per semester at our Pittsburgh campus, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will be assigned based on the Visiting Assistant Professor’s expertise and departmental teaching needs. In addition to classroom teaching, the Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students beyond the classroom as appropriate to their educational needs, and to contribute to departmental initiatives and committees. 

This position is open to scholars with expertise in all subfields of and methodological approaches to the history of art, architecture, and related fields. Preference will be given to candidates with university-level teaching experience, and whose teaching and research would enhance our curricular offerings in the arts and/or architecture of Africa, the African diaspora, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, or the Middle East, or of African American, Asian American, Indigenous, or U.S. Latinx art. Preference will also be given to candidates who are able to offer an introductory-level course on the arts of Asia, or an introductory-level course on modern art (broadly conceived in terms of geography and period in either case).

For application requirements, duties, and minimum and preferred requirements, please view the job advertisement

To apply, visit join.pitt.edu. The requisition number for this position is 21003752.