Employment at the Institute of Fine Arts

Historian of Western European Medieval Art
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University 
Salary: Competitive
Type: Full-time, Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure or tenure-track

The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University seeks to appoint a professor with expertise in Western European Medieval Art, in any media and in periods located between late antiquity and early Renaissance. Ph. D., a strong ongoing publication and research record and teaching experience are required. A wide range of scholarly interests is expected, as is collaborative interaction with faculty in Late Antique, Byzantine, Islamic and Early Renaissance art. Candidates should be deeply involved with new currents of interpretation and research and demonstrate strong engagement with the community of medieval art historians in general. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses and participate in undergraduate teaching, as well as supervise master’s theses and Ph. D. dissertations.
The review of candidates begins August 15, 2013; the position will remain open until filled. New York University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Letters of application with curriculum vitae, list of publications and names of three referees should be sent to:

Professor Jonathan Hay
Chair, Medieval Art Search Committee,
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
1 East 78th Street
New York, NY 10075

About the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU is dedicated to graduate teaching and advanced research in the history of art, archaeology, and the conservation and technology of works of art; it also undertakes undergraduate teaching. It offers the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy, the Advanced Certificate in Conservation of Works of Art, and the Certificate of Curatorial Studies issued jointly with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The courses of study preparestudents to enter careers in university teaching, museum work, independent research and writing, art criticism, and art conservation. Research is as important a part of the program as classroom instruction. The Institute has a long-standing commitment to pre-modern art across a wide range of fields, including medieval art and related areas. Located at 1 East 78th Street, the Institute maintains strong ties to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other major collections throughout the metropolitan area and worldwide.

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