Canada Research Chair (Tier II, Tenure Track) in History of South Asian Art, Architecture and Visual Culture

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The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (CRC), Tier II specializing in the art history, architectural history, or visual culture of South Asia. This position is expected to be a full-time, Tenure-Track appointment made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The anticipated start date of employment is as early as July 1, 2023.  

Applicants’ research interests may include any historical period and any geographic region in South Asia. The candidate will be well versed in the most advanced theoretical and methodological concerns of the field and have competency in the languages their specialization requires.  

Applicants must have a PhD in Art History or a related discipline. They are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research and to demonstrate a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be required to teach courses across the historical span of art and architecture of South Asia and will be expected to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching, graduate supervision and service.  

Review of applications will begin on December 12, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications received by that date are assured of full review.  

Given uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, applicants must be prepared to conduct interviews remotely if circumstances require. A successful applicant may be asked to consider an offer with a deadline without having been able to make an in-person visit to campus should travel or other restrictions apply.  

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