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Department of Art/Graduate Department of the History of Art. Art Historian – Classical Greek Art

The Department of Art invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure stream, in the field of Classical Greek Art. Start date for this position is July 1, 2013.

We seek candidates with expertise in the art of the Classical Greek world, to complement the Department’s existing strength in the areas of Aegean Bronze Age, and Roman art and archaeology. Here we take ‘Classical’ to include a range from Protogeometric to Hellenistic.

The applicant must have a PhD in History of Art or a closely related discipline, and must demonstrate a strong record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to play an important role in undergraduate and graduate level academic programs, both within the Department of Art and in cooperation with cognate fields such as Classics and Archaeology. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We offer opportunities to work across disciplines. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications. All application materials should be submitted online

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at

Applicant should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Professor Elizabeth Legge, Chair, Department of Art, University of Toronto at by the closing date, September 24, 2012.

Additional information on the Department of Art can be obtained on our website at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.