The Department of Turkish Literature at Bilkent University invites applications for a faculty appointment in Modern Turkish Literature. Candidates will be expected to be able teach courses in modern Turkish Literature, but also more specialized courses within that field. All specialisms, Tanzimat Era, literary theories, criticism, and Modern Turkish literature will be considered. Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate excellence in research, publications and teaching.

Academic rank, salary and teaching-load will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits include membership in a comprehensive group health plan (with a small monthly premium), a free, fully-furnished on-campus apartment, and support for travel for international conferences.

Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, was founded in 1984 as the first private research university in Turkey. The medium of instruction throughout the university is English. The Department of Turkish Literature, established in 1998 focuses only on graduate education. More information about the university can be found at its website: bilkent.edu.tr

Applicants should submit

  1. a letter of application;
  2. sample publications;
  3. a description of interests in research and teaching;
  4. relevant transcripts;
  5. a curriculum vitae;
  6. contact information for 3 professional references.

Position will be open until it is filled.

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