Humanities Instructors

Bogazici University, Istanbul (, announces up to four instructorships for a Humanities course taught in English.  Native command of English and a Ph.D. in a Humanities-related discipline are required.

Appointments are for one year (September 1, 2017- June 31, 2018) and are renewable up to a third year in exceptional cases.  Salary is 6800 Turkish Liras per month.  Travel expenses to and from Istanbul to the candidate's original destination (at the beginning and end of the contract), and state health care are provided.

Instructors can apply to the dean’s office for research travel funding (which is a fixed sum) once per academic year.

Please see the course website

The course is team-taught in a lecture and discussion section format.  Each instructor is responsible for teaching four discussion sections (a total of eight classroom hours per week) and for giving lectures periodically throughout the semester. 

Applicants are expected to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, three recommenders and a 1-2 page teaching statement on a specific text of “canonical” status and discuss how they would teach this text.

Applications should be sent to Dr. Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik, Academic Coordinator,, with copies to   The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017.


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