Assistant Professor, Ancient Roman Art

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Ancient Roman Art at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department seeks a candidate with high potential for significant publications and excellence in teaching. The starting date for the position is August, 2013. The successful candidate must have the Ph.D. by August, 2013.

The University of Maryland is a Research I institution located inside the Washington, D.C. beltway with excellent access to the numerous libraries, museums, and research institutions of the Baltimore-Washington area, including the Library of Congress, Dumbarton Oaks, the Center for Hellenic Studies, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Walters Art Museum.   

The Department of Art History and Archaeology offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degree in a wide range of art-historical fields. (Further information about the Department may be found at The successful applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses including a survey course (Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean) and upper-level courses in ancient Roman art and architecture; s/he will also teach graduate colloquia and seminars on specialized topics–as well as direct theses and dissertations–in Roman art and architecture.

For best consideration, candidates should submit a complete application by October 31, 2012 at Application materials must include a cover letter describing your research and your qualifications for this position, a current curriculum vitae, a chapter from your dissertation or a copy of a publication, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees who will submit letters electronically.

Preliminary interviews with selected candidates will be conducted by appointment at the Annual Meeting of the College Art Association in New York, February 13–16, 2013. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Anthony Colantuono, chair of the search committee, at The search is contingent upon the continued availability of funds.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  

Institution or Company offering position: 
University of Maryland, College Park
Contact Name: 
Anthony Colantuono