Assistant Professor of Greek & Roman Art or Architecture

Monday, January 7, 2013

Rice University seeks to fill a tenure-track level position in ancient Greek and Roman art or architecture at the Assistant Professor level.  The position will begin July 1, 2013.

The candidate will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses in art and/or architectural history and may will be expected to play an active role in the Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations program and the Classics department. The candidate may be trained in classics, archaeology, or art history.  Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester, two semesters per academic year, team-teaching the introductory course of western art in the fall as well as courses in his or her field.  Other responsibilities include research/scholarship and university service.

The Department of Art History maintains close connections with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Menil Collection, both of which have outstanding teaching collections in Greek and Roman art.

Rice University, in Houston, Texas, is among the leading research universities in the country and the Department of Art History has a vibrant undergraduate program and is also in the fourth year of a new doctoral program.  See the department’s website at www.

The application deadline is January 7, 2013.  Please note that we require a Ph.D. or completed Ph.D. by December 31, 2012.

To apply for this position, please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, examples of scholarship and publications and the names and addresses of three references (to be contacted only for finalists for the position).  Other questions may be addressed to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Art History, MS-21, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas, 77005.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Institution or Company offering position: 
Rice University
Contact Name: 
Lucinda Cannady