Job Openings

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor

Roman Art and Archaeology

Posted online 3/31/14

The Department of Art History and Archaeology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment is for the 2014-15 academic year. This position involves six courses (3/3), including an introductory survey of Roman art and archaeology and undergraduate and graduate-level Roman courses in a variety of topics.  The PhD is required for appointment at this rank. Teaching experience is required.

A tenure-track position in this area is expected to begin August 2016. We will seek a classical archaeologist with broad training in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and an established record of funding, field research, and publication centered in Italy.

The department currently includes eight full-time faculty. We offer the BA, MA, and PhD degrees in art history and archaeology. There are usually about 80 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate students. Graduate degrees in art history and archaeology can be combined with interdisciplinary minors in Ancient Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Museum Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies. The University of Missouri is the main campus of the state university system and offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Campus resources include the Museum of Art and Archaeology, with a collection of 16,000 objects, excellent library resources for Roman archaeology, and a Visual Resources Center.

For more information see the department’s website at Please apply on-line at: Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include contact information for three references in the Attachments portion of the on-line application system. Inquiries may be directed to:

Susan Langdon, Chair
Department of Art History and Archaeology
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri 65211


Review of applications for the visiting position will begin April 15, 2014.


The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer.





Department of Art History and Archaeology Faculty standards documents
Criteria for Doctoral Faculty Membership (pdf)
Performance Standards for Post-Tenure Review (pdf)
Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure (pdf)


last page update on October 21, 2013