Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and Architectural Studies

The Connecticut College Department of Art History and Architectural Studies seeks a creative scholar of Global Early Modern Art/Architecture/Visual Culture (ca. 1400-1750) to serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor for one year (2024-25). PhD (by the time of appointment) in Art History or other related areas with an emphasis on art and architectural history or visual culture is preferred; ABD candidates may be considered at the rank of Instructor. Thematic focus, methodological approach and geographic area of specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates whose primary expertise and research agenda lie in the Americas and Europe. The department has a particular interest in scholars with a trans-national, cross-cultural and global focus. Applicants should complement the expertise of current department faculty.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three references. References will only be contacted for those candidates under serious consideration, and we will seek your permission before doing so. Please send the application to

Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Joseph D. Alchermes (  

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EOE

Effective June 8, 2023 Connecticut College no longer mandates the COVID-19 vaccine or boosters. The College strongly recommends that all students and employees be vaccinated and remain updated with their COVID-19 boosters.

The teaching load for full-time visitors is five courses per year. We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are participating members of the faculty; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

The College is currently not sponsoring visas for this position.