Kluger Professorship in Art History

The Fine Arts Department at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut invites applications for the new Kluger professorship in Art History. We seek a mid-career or senior scholar with an established record of teaching and scholarship in art and/or architectural history whose work focuses on global artistic and cultural exchange, contributing to the College’s ongoing efforts to diversify its curriculum. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in art or architectural history with a non-European focus in fields such as, but not limited to, transatlantic or transpacific artistic economies and exchange, the Global South, Latinx and/or Latin America, Global Islam, Africa and/or the African Diaspora, or globally-based Asian art.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement describing your research and scholarship, and a statement on your teaching philosophy, which should include a description of how your teaching will engage a diverse student body at Trinity College. Please include a sample of your scholarly writing, course syllabi and evaluations (if available), and contact information for three reference letter writers and apply via https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Kristin Triff, director of the Art History program, at Kristin.Triff@trincoll.edu.

We encourage applicants who share our program’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity in hiring. A successful candidate will be eligible for research funds and annual funds toward conference travel.

Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. Trinity College requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.