The University of Chicago is accepting applications for a four-year postdoctoral teaching appointment as a Harper and Schmidt Fellow who holds the rank of Collegiate Assistant Professor. The Fellow is a member of the College Faculty whose primary responsibility will be to teach art history classes in the College's general education (Core) program.
The fellowship is accepting applications in one of the following fields: medieval European and/or Mediterranean art; early modern European art; or colonial Latin American art. The position is open to those who will have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. degree no later than August 31, 2011.
In most years, the Fellow will teach two sections each of three Core courses, making a total of six, each limited to no more than 25 students. Of the three distinct courses, one will be Art History 101, one a survey class in the Fellow's own field, and one a thematic, discussion-based "Art in Context" class designed to introduce beginning students to art historical thinking through a focused examination of a particular set of materials. The Fellow will be a member of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts S/he will be eligible for one quarter of research sabbatical, typically in the third year of residence. The annual salary for 2011-12 will be $56,500 plus health benefits and an annual research fund of $2,500. The effective date for this appointment is September 1, 2011.
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