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Faculty Searches for 2022

Submitted on August 8, 2021 - 3:19pm
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The School of Art + Art History + Design is excited to announce an opportunity for two faculty appointments, one each in the Division of Art and Division of Art History. As per the University of Washington’s Diversity Blueprint, the institution prioritizes attracting and retaining a diverse faculty that reflects our diverse student population. The School is the center for creative innovation and study at the University of Washington, one of the world's leading public research institutions. The School invites applications from those who value original research, cutting edge technology, unique modes of artistic inquiry, and fresh approaches to pedagogy. Our focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and the development of new practices enhances both studio and classroom learning as well as fostering dynamic engagement and critical discourse. Learn more at

All appointments will be made at the rank of assistant professor and will start in September 2022. They are based on a nine-month service period.

Please note that all applications must be sent through the Interfolio system. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Division of Art


  • A successful candidate will have a research practice that unsettles established paradigms; this practice could engage with analyses of race, indigeneity, colonialism, empire, ableism, environmental issues, migration, diaspora, amongst others. The candidate will exhibit a critical commitment to the photographic medium and be responsive to the shifting technological landscape of photography and digital media. Awareness of and engagement with conceptual art practices is important.
  • Full job description and application.
  • Preferred application deadline is November 1, 2021.

Division of Art History

Latin American Art

  • Scholars specializing in the art, architecture, visual and material culture in the pre-Columbian through colonial era in Mexico, Central America, or South America are encouraged to apply. We seek a colleague who will contribute to our mission of sharing cutting-edge research with our diverse student body — Latinx students are the fastest growing population on campus — through teaching courses in Latin American art across a wide historical and geographical range; supervising MA and PhD students; and engaging in service.
  • Full job description and application.
  • Preferred application deadline is October 1, 2021.


The School fosters a respectful, inclusive community that supports creative and critical expression and scholarship amidst a culture that accepts the value of every individual. The School encourages students, faculty, and staff to engage in healthy dialogue and respect the values and global perspectives of a diverse population. The School’s commitment to diversity extends to the recruitment of faculty, staff, and students who exhibit a dedication to creating academic excellence and who demonstrate the ability to work with a broad spectrum of populations.

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