Job posting: Florida State University, Global Medieval Art History

Job posting: Florida State University, Global Medieval Art History

The Department of Art History in the College of Fine Arts at Florida State University invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor in Global Medieval Art History. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with a 2-2 teaching load. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, teaching experience, and a dynamic and ambitious program of research and scholarship. Appointment begins in August 2020.


We seek candidates who address the visual manifestations of cultural interchange, and whose research demonstrates critical engagements with global, transcultural, and trans-regional conversations. We are especially interested in candidates whose work complements current faculty strengths in western medieval architecture, and in the art and architecture of the eastern medieval Mediterranean world.


The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching a variety of area- specific courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising and supervising graduate students at the masters and doctoral levels, and contributing to the intellectual life of the university. The candidate may also have the opportunity to teach during summers at one of FSU’s international study centers in London, England; Florence, Italy; Panama City, Republic of Panama; and Valencia, Spain; or in major-specific programs offered in other cities throughout the world.


Application Deadline: January 2,2020                             Job ID46583


Inquiries about this position may be directed to: Adam Jolles, Chair, Department of Art History ( Not interviewing at CAA.


Salary and benefits competitive. AA, EOE, WMA. By valuing, celebrating and leveraging the differences and similarities within our community, we create a fertile environment for problem- solving--one that is more inventive and compassionate. All are encouraged to apply.


About FSU’s Department of Art History: The Florida State University Department of Art History is one of the oldest and highest ranked in the Southeast, and the first in Florida to offer a doctoral degree. The faculty rank in the top quartile in research productivity among Research I Public Universities. The Department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy in the history and criticism of art in the areas of Medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, Modern/Contemporary, and Visual Cultures of the Americas. The Department also offers a Master of Arts in Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies, which now includes The Ringling Track, a full second year of study at the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Undergraduates may also obtain Minors in Art History, Medieval Studies, or Museum Studies.


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