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Assistant Professor of Medieval Art and Architecture

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Art History


The Art, Art History, and Film Department (AAHF) at Boston College invites applications for the position of full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Medieval Art and Architecture to begin July 1, 2023.

The AAHF Department seeks candidates with robust and innovative research agendas and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. Applicants may specialize in any area of Medieval art and architecture throughout the world. The Department is especially interested in scholars whose research and teaching expands or complicates the geographical and cultural boundaries of the "medieval" and who incorporate new methodologies in their research, including technical art historical studies. Each academic year, the appointee will teach five courses, including an introduction to the history of art from prehistory through the middle ages and upper-level courses encompassing the early, high, and late medieval periods, which may fulfill requirements in the University's Core Curriculum. The faculty member will have the opportunity to teach the Senior Seminar in the theory and methods of art history and contribute to exhibitions at the McMullen Museum. Boston College is a leading center for interdisciplinary study of the medieval world. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in interdisciplinary teaching and to teach and advise medievalist graduate students in other departments.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. The AAHF Department has three programs, each with its own major and minor, in Studio Art, Art History, and Film Studies. The University encourages applications from candidates committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.


PhD expected by start date.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement,sample of recent scholarship, teaching philosophy, course syllabi, and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2022. In the research and teaching statements, applicants should address previous efforts and future plans to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in these activities. All materials must be submitted to Interfolio.

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