The Department of Fine and Performing Arts in the College of Artsand Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invitesapplications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank ofAssistant Professor for academic year 2021-22. The department seeksapplicants with expertise in non-Western Art History thatcomplements rather than duplicates existing program strengths inModern and Contemporary, and South Asian and Islamic. The Fine Artsprogram offers a Bachelor’s degree serving approximately 150undergraduate art majors in art history, sculpture and ceramics,drawing, painting and printmaking, photography and visualcommunication. Information about the department is available athttp://www.luc.edu/dfpa.This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Ofspecial interest are candidates who can further the University’sefforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.Candidates must be able to teach all levels of undergraduate arthistory courses including CORE courses, our Medieval throughBaroque curriculum, and additional upper level courses fitted tothe applicant’s research interests. They will also be responsiblefor advising and mentoring students. The successful candidate isexpected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuitof external grants. Desired Start Date08/09/2021 Duties and Responsibilities Open Date11/20/2020 Position End Date Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Number of Vacancies Posting Details Location CodeFINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A) Job Number85TBD Close Date The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Art History at the time ofappointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstratethe potential for excellence in research and teaching and have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience workingor conducting research in the specialty area of Race andRepresentation is desirable. The candidate should be willing tosupport the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit CatholicEducation. Job TitleFine and Performing Arts, Assistant Professor in Art History,Tenure Track Qualifications Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letterof interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statementoutlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement onteaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/orpotential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body throughresearch, teaching and other channels and engaging a diversecommunity through scholarship and service. Applicants should alsoarrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared tospeak to their professional qualifications for this position,especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to besubmitted electronically to the above website (letter writers willreceive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forwardadditional materials related to teaching excellence and samples ofscholarly publications to:Paula Wisotzki, Ph.D., Search Committee ChairDepartment of Fine and Performing ArtsLoyola University Chicago1032 W. Sheridan RoadChicago, Illinois 60660Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and continueuntil the position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying ourfaculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of itsprofessoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate studentpopulations because broad diversity – including a wide range ofindividuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – iscritical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence ineducation, research, educational access and services in anincreasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessingthe many qualifications of each applicant, we would factorfavorably an individual’s record of conduct that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Position Number Position TitleFine and Performing Arts, Assistant Professor in Art History,Tenure Track Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No FLSA StatusExempt Open Until FilledYes Position Details Organizational LocationPROVOST Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Job TypeFull-Time Physical DemandsNone Working ConditionsNone The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Art History at the time ofappointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstratethe potential for excellence in research and teaching and have arecord of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship,grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Experience workingor conducting research in the specialty area of Race andRepresentation is desirable. The candidate should be willing tosupport the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit CatholicEducation. CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14524 Special Instructions to Applicants Department NameFINE AND PERFORMING ARTS Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeOther DocumentTeaching StatementResearch StatementOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).