This year’s search

As with last year’s search, I’m making an exception to the “I don’t post ads here” policy for the home team. Pass it along to anyone you know who fits the bill. We are looking for someone doing cool, innovative, theoretically sophisticated work.


ART HISTORY — The Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Art History with specialization in Early Modern (before 1600)/Renaissance or Medieval art and visual culture, beginning in August 2009. Although the appointment is expected to be made at the Assistant Professor level, applications from more advanced candidates are also invited. The specialization is open to all geographical locations and media. The successful candidate will be asked to teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) levels, and to conduct scholarly research. Participation in committee work and other aspects of University life is also required. Candidates should hold a completed PhD and have teaching experience. Knowledge of French is an asset. Applications should include statements of research and teaching, writing samples, course syllabi and evaluations, curriculum vitae and two confidential letters of recommendation. Deadline: October 31, 2008. Visit for more information about the department and its programs.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Please address paper applications to: Art History Search, Professor Jonathan Sterne, Chair, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University, 853 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2T6. Electronic applications will not be accepted.