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Jul 5 2019

Faculty History of Art Associate Professor in South Asian Art and Architecture

History of Art at University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The University of Pennsylvania seeks an exciting and innovative scholar-teacher for the position of W. Norman Brown Associate Professor of South Asian Studies in the Department of the History of Art. Candidates should have wide-ranging interests in the visual arts and architecture of South Asia broadly conceived and a strong record of scholarship, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will complement departmental and university-wide strengths, collaborate with South Asian Studies, Religious Studies, and other related programs, and make use of Philadelphia’s rich cultural resources. Proficiency with relevant languages of the region desired. Teaching load is 2 courses per semester, including survey courses, upper-level lectures, and undergraduate and graduate seminars.

The Department of History of Art is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit materials online at:

Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, two sample syllabi, and a teaching statement that includes discussion of potential uses of the University’s and the greater Philadelphia region’s collections and resources. Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty. Job Tags: art history and south asian.

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