Society, Politics, and Economy in Modern Turkey: Sociology of Turkey - Maintained by Tugrul Keskin
We are at a point in our work when we can no longer ignore empires and the imperial context in our studies. (p. 5)
― Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Turkish Studies Lecturer - University of Florida

Job Description: The University of Florida Center for European Studies is seeking a nine-month, non-tenure accruing lecturer position with the possibility of annual renewal in European and International Studies to be filled beginning Fall 2015. This position is in Turkish Language and Turkish Areas Studies. The teaching assignment will be 4 courses in Fall and 4 courses in Spring semesters. The position will be equally shared, 50/50 between the Center for European Studies and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' International Studies major. The appointment is to meet the instructional needs of the FLAS Turkish language and Turkish Studies Program and the College's International Studies major. Applicants will be expected to teach: INS4930 INS3004 EUS3938 Advanced Turkish, each semester Three Turkish area studies courses in alternating semesters CES Introductory course and/or a graduate European Studies course The successful candidate will also conduct robust outreach to encourage the development of Turkish Studies at the University of Florida. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.
Minimum Requirements: PhD in related field
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching Turkish language and Turkish area studies courses. Evidence of successful outreach and program building of Turkish Studies.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted on-line at and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a list of 3 references, and (4) three current letters of references. Applicant will provide names/emails of references and the application system will send automated emails to references requesting that they upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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