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Slade Professorship of Fine Art

The Board of Electors to the Slade Professorship of Fine Art invites applications for this Visiting Professorship for the academic year 2020-2021 onwards. The successful candidate is not required to reside in the University but College membership and accommodation can be arranged if required. It will be the duty of the Professor to deliver twelve lectures, during one term of the academic year, on the History, Theory and Practice of Fine Arts. Up to four of the lectures may be replaced by an equivalent amount of teaching in the form of classes as agreed with the Department of History of Art.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 6 March 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Rosalind Polly Blakesley, Head of the Department of History of Art and Convenor of the Board of Electors, at

Please quote reference GD14714 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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