Instructorship in Turkish

Applications are invited for an Instructorship in Turkish.  This is a permanent post, tenable from 1 October 2004, stipend on the Instructor Salary scale A12 £18,265-£21,125 per annum. Applicants should have a native or equivalent command of Turkish, and competence in the teaching of Turkish as a foreign language; experience of the teaching of Turkish literature would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, should be obtained from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from Ms C Vinnicombe, Administrator, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, (fax: +44 1865 278190; tel. +44 1865 278210; e-mail orient@orinst.ox.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent no later than Thursday 18 March 2004.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer.

Faculty Administrator and Faculty Board Secretary Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE Tel. (01865) 278200, direct line (01865) 278210, fax (01865) 278190


University of Michigan

Lecturer for Turkish


The Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan announces the position of a professional language instructor of Turkish (lecturer), effective September 1, 2004. The successful candidate will be appointed for one year, with the possibility of extension (funding pending). Salary is commensurate with educational backgrund and experience. The holder of this position will be responsible for Turkish language instruction including the management of existing and the development of new interactive and other instructional materials.

Requirements: M.A or Ph. D. in Turkish language, linguistics, or language pedagogy; preferably two years of language teaching experience at the college level; and native or near-native competence in both Turkish and English.

Please send a letter of application and three letters of reference, and videotape if available, not to exceed 30 minutes, to: Professor Alexander Knysh, Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan 2068 Frieze Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2004 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.