Bard Graduate Center invites applications from scholars specializing in object-based studies of the arts and material culture of the Americas. Candidates should demonstrate a substantial record of scholarly achievement, and the ability to teach and supervise research in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century North America. Preference will be given to those with a secondary field in the material culture of the Atlantic World, the Caribbean, Latin America, or African Diaspora. Ph.D. required, rank open.
Bard Graduate Center is a graduate research institute committed to the study of the cultural history of the material world, drawing on methodologies and approaches from art and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees via email to AmericanistSearch, or via mail to Search Committee, Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024. Application deadline: November 1, 2016.