Preceptor in Modern Turkish

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
27 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details Title Preceptor in Modern Turkish School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Position Description

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a preceptor in modern Turkish. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The preceptor will be responsible for teaching all levels of modern Turkish, from the elementary to the advanced, working with colleagues in organizing cultural events, evaluating students, and developing course curricula.

The position is for three years, renewable for a term of up to five years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization. Teaching duties include a minimum of five [semester] courses per year of instruction in Turkish language.

Basic Qualifications

The successful applicant should have experience in teaching Turkish at all levels, and demonstrate broad cultural literacy in the realm of modern Turkish studies. S/he should have native or near-native proficiency in Turkish and be familiar with current methodologies of second language acquisition.

Additional Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with a solid academic background and with interest and knowledge of contemporary Turkish humanities and/or social sciences. A strong doctoral record is preferred.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/8081). Applications must be submitted no later than February 28, 2018.

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when the letters have been received.

Contact Information

Jocelyn Guizar, Search Administrator
6 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email jguizar@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 3 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents