The Department of Art History at Rice University invites applications at the Assistant or Associate level for a full time tenure-track or tenured position in African and/or African American Studies . Applications are given best consideration if submitted by December 1, 2019. Candidates must have a proven record of publication and service commensurate with their career stage. Completion of the PhD degree by July 2020 is required.
Rice University is a private, comprehensive research university located in the heart of Houston’s dynamic museum district and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees across eight schools and has a student body of c. 3900 undergraduates and c. 2900 graduate students. Rice ranks no. 14 among national universities and third in undergraduate teaching (2018 US News & World Report); its endowment ranks among the top 20 of US universities. Its hallmarks include a high level of faculty research activity; a 6:1 student-faculty ratio; a commitment to fostering diversity; and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders.
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.