South Asian Art Position at the University of Michigan

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Tue Sep 20 15:51:28 UTC 2005

Dear Indologists,

     Please circulate the following ad to interested individuals and groups.  Do not correspond
with me personally about the position, and send communications only to the address given in
the ad.  Best wishes,

Madhav Deshpande


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. The Departments of the History of Art and of Asian Languages and
Cultures invite applications for a tenure-track position in South Asian Art, at the rank of
assistant professor, to start in September 2006.  Ph.D. required.  Expected to pursue energetic
research agenda; to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on
the arts and artistic cultures of South Asia, including both the pre-modern and modern
periods, as well as, on occasion, a survey course on Arts of Asia; to supervise doctoral
dissertations; and to participate actively in departmental as well as in area studies initiatives
within a large university community that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue. We seek
candidates whose research demonstrates both contextual depth and theoretical
sophistication.  Proficiency in at least two relevant languages is an advantage. The University
of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is supportive of the
needs of dual career couples.  Applicants should provide a substantive letter of application,
CV, writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, a research statement, and three letters
of recommendation to: South Asian Art Search Committee, Department of The History of Art
The University of Michigan, 519 S. State Street, Rm. 110 Tappan Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-
1357. Application deadline is December 12, 2005.

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