Pilkington Chair in History of Art – University of Manchester, UK

The University of Manchester are looking to appoint a leading art historian to this prestigious Chair.

A beacon for History of Art at Manchester for nearly fifty years, in the recent past the Pilkington Chair has been held by distinguished art historians at the forefront of the discipline. The University hopes that the next Pilkington Chair will be similarly influential in shaping the future direction of art history.

The person appointed may have expertise in any area of art history. They must have an outstanding research and publication record and will be expected to make a distinctive contribution to Art History & Visual Studies’ innovative teaching and thriving research culture, as well as provide intellectual leadership for the subject area and more broadly.

The post is available from 1 September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary is negotiable within the professorial range.

For further particulars and information about how to apply for this vacancy (Ref: HUM – 00425) please visit: www.worldleadingminds.manchester.ac.uk

Informal inquiries may be made to Professor David Lomas (email: david.c.lomas@manchester.ac.uk).

Closing date for applications is 9 February 2012.