Job - Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art, Vanderbilt University

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Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art, Vanderbilt University

The Department of History of Art at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art (non-tenure-track, 3-year appointment) beginning in the 2014 fall semester. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda in any area of the history of Asian art, including Islamic art.  PhD required; teaching experience preferred; ability to teach survey of Asian art required. Teaching load 2/2. In addition, in accordance with Mellon Foundation guidelines, applicants must have received the Ph.D. no more than four years from the start of the position. For more information on our program please visit the department website:

Applications, including cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching philosophy (and evidence of effectiveness, if available), and three letters of reference should be submitted to: Mellon Assistant Professor Search Committee Chair, Department of History of Art, Vanderbilt University, Box 0274 GPC, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Application deadline: May 5. Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.