Professor of Art History and Curatorship/Director, Centre for Art History and Art Theory

Canberra, Australia
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level E1,
Salary package: $171,386 to $181,646 plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing

Position overview

The Director will be a leading scholar with recognised expertise in Art History and Curatorship and is expected to promote excellence in research, teaching, and lead professional activities. The position will provide research leadership in the Centre and School, connect to the studio disciplines and pursue strategic engagement across the University, nationally and with international research partners, building on the Centre and School’s reputation.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

Enquiries: Professor Denise Ferris T: (02) 6125 5805 E:

Closing date: 13 July 2018

Position description:  SOA&D Prof Art_History_Curatorship PD_PEWER 2018.pdf

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ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.