Columbia University

Tenure-track position in architectural history

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University is conducting a search to fill a position in architectural history. The job announcement is pasted below.


Robert E. Harrist, Jr.,
Jane and Leopold Swergold Professor of Chinese Art History
and Department Chairman
Department of Art History and Archaeology
Columbia University
New York, New York 10027

Columbia University. Department of Art History and Archaeology. Tenure-track position in architectural history, 1500-1750 (Renaissance-Baroque), assistant professor level.  All geographical  areas will be considered, but the department is eager to find candidates with scholarly work on topics outside Italy. Candidates whose scholarship or teaching spans the Atlantic world of the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries or addresses colonial architecture  elsewhere are especially encouraged to apply. The position is in a department traditionally strong in the history of architecture taught as an integral part of the history of art and will include teaching Art Humanities: Masterpieces of Western Art, part of the core curriculum of Columbia College. Applicants should hold a  Ph.D. at the time of appointment and will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda while teaching in both the  undergraduate and graduate programs. To apply, please go online to Include a letter of application, CV, writing samples and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begins immediately; interviews are expected to take place in the late fall. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



Kellie Alexandra Jack
Undergraduate Coordinator/Chairman's Assistant
Department of Art History and Archaeology
Columbia University
826 Schermerhorn Hall
1190 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027
Telephone: 212-854-4505
Fax: 212-854-7329

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