Morris Russell and Josephine Chidsey Williams Assistant Professor in Roman Architecture

Institution Name 
University of Pennsylvania
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Roman Architecture
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
September 10, 2017

Position Description: Tenure-track Assistant Professor. Morris Russell and Josephine Chidsey Williams Assistant Professor. The Department of History of Art seeks an exciting and innovative scholar-teacher with wide-ranging interests and field work in Roman architecture and urbanism who will complement existing departmental strengths, and make broad use of the region’s rich cultural resources. Teaching load is 2 courses per semester, including upper-level lectures and seminars in specialty, plus participation in survey courses as well as first-year and methods seminars. The Williams Assistant Professor will play an important role in the graduate groups in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, Ancient History, and the Department of Classical Studies. The department also has close ties with the School of Design and the Penn Museum. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to appointment.

Submit applications online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1200.  Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, two sample syllabi, and a teaching statement that includes discussion of potential uses of the Penn Museum’s permanent collection and digital resources. Provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin on September 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of History of Art is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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