Assistant Professor of Art History

State University of New York at New Paltz


Deadline: January 15, 2013

The department of Art History at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2013 in ancient art.

Responsibilities include the teaching of courses in Greek or Roman art, other areas of ancient art according to the applicant’s specialty, and the first half of our undergraduate survey, active engagement in scholarship, and university service. Specialization may be in Greek Roman, or any area of ancient Mediterranean or Near Eastern art.

A Ph.D. in art history is required; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate scholarly ability, with publications preferred, and have teaching experience beyond T.A. level. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

Electronic submissions preferred. Candidates should send cover letter, CV, writing sample and three letters of recommendation (sent directly from references) to: Please note Search #F12-37 on all materials submitted for this search.

Paper copies may be sent to:

Chair, Art History Search Committee
HAB 602A, 1 Hawk Drive
State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

Official transcripts will be required of successful applicant.

Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

Laura Silvernail, secretary

SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
Art History Dept.
New Paltz, NY 12561
United States

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