The Department of Art at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Renaissance and Baroque art history to begin in July 2019. A Ph.D. in Art History is required at the time of appointment.

We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to the global, interdisciplinary, and experiential learning goals of the Art Department and College. Candidates should be able to teach the Western art survey and specialized courses in Renaissance and/or Baroque art. The ability to teach courses in secondary areas of expertise, such as architectural history, museum studies, Spanish Colonial or Islamic art, is also welcome. The ideal candidate will contribute to the minors in Italian Studies and Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies and teach courses contributing to Lafayette’s Common Course of Study, such as the First-Year Seminar and other writing-intensive courses, in his/her area of expertise. The teaching load is 4 courses in the first year and 5 courses thereafter. Indications of a promising scholarly trajectory in the candidate’s area of specialization are also expected.

Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2018. Candidates should submit a cover letter, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a C.V., sample syllabus, short writing sample, and three letters of reference. Complete applications should be uploaded to In your application, please explain how your teaching, scholarship, and/or service might support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Questions about the position may be directed to the Head of the Art Department and Chair of the Search Committee, Ingrid Furniss, at

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.