Grants and fellowships
terra foundation for american art one-week visiting professorship
One-week Visiting Professorship in the academic years of either 2013-14 or 2014-15
With funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Research Forum is offering a one-week Visiting Professorship in American art. This professorship is part of an initiative of the Terra Foundation that aims to internationalise the field of historical American art, building a network of scholarly peers and has been awarded in conjunction with similar professorships at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Institut national d’histoire de l’art in Paris.
This appointment will be offered to a scholar of American Art whose work plays a defining role in the disciplines of art history, architectural history or art conservation and who is willing to share his or her research with The Courtauld’s community formally (through lectures and seminars) and informally. In addition to presenting his or her research the Visiting Professor is expected to meet with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to discuss their individual projects.
The Professorship will be held during either the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years, in the alternate year to the twelve-week Visiting Professorship also currently been offered.
Candidates for the visiting professorships who have held a Terra Foundation for American Art visiting professorship or postdoctoral teaching fellowship at the John F. Kennedy Institute of American Studies, the Institut national d'histoire de l'art, or The Courtauld Institute of Art within the last four years will not be considered.
For the one-week appointment there is no formal application procedure. Those interested should send an expression of interest with a CV by email to email@example.com, marked for the attention of Professor Caroline Arscott.
For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for expressions of interest: 15 January 2013
If sending an expression of interest by post, these should be addressed to:
Professor Caroline Arscott
c/o Cynthia de Souza
The Courtauld Institute of Art
The Courtauld Institute of Art promotes equal opportunities.