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Postdoctoral Instructorship in Visual Culture

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructorship in Visual Culture. We seek highly qualified candidates with a Ph.D. in visual culture, visual studies, art history or related fields in the humanities. Area of specialization is open; the successful candidate will likely have a research agenda that intersects with one or more of the humanities faculty’s interdisciplinary strengths in English, History, History of Science, and Philosophy. The teaching requirement is three (ten-week) undergraduate courses per year on the quarter system. Appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.

Interested candidates should apply electronically here: https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/vcpd. Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit a letter of application describing their current research, a teaching statement, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages to:  Chair, Visual Culture Postdoc Search, HSS 101-40 Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125.

Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.