English Language and Comparative Literature, Koç University

Position Title: full-time Faculty Positions
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Area: Comparative Literature
Appl Deadline:2016/12/18 finished (posted 2016/10/31, listed until 2017/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Department of English Language and Comparative Literature

The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University invites
applications for one or more full-time faculty positions (open rank) in literary and cultural
studies, to begin September 2017. We seek candidates with a comparatist research profile in
one of the following areas:

- European literature and culture, post-1800; preference will be given to candidates with
primary research expertise in German
- Greater Mediterranean literature and culture, period and expertise open.

Junior appointments are at the level of assistant professor and initially for a period of three
years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The teaching load is two courses per
semester, and the successful candidate will have an active research agenda and a deep
commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Koç University is an internationally recognized, Englishinstruction
research university. The Department of English Language and Comparative
Literature is expanding, and the successful candidate is expected to complement its existing
strengths. More information about the University and Department is available at

Interested applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format
to Ms. Zehra Tosun (ztosun@ku.edu.tr) with the subject line “ENCL position”:

  Application Cover Form
· Cover letter
· Curriculum vitae
· Writing sample (no more than 30 pages)
· Teaching Statement
· Sample course syllabi
· Three letters of reference

The deadline for the application is December 18, 2016.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search coordinator, Dr. Meliz Ergin

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Koç University
Rumelifeneri Yolu, 34450 Sariyer
Istanbul Turkey

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