Visiting Lecturer in Turkish

The Center for Language Studies (CLS) at Brown University seeks a dynamic language professional for a full-time position as Visiting Lecturer in Turkish beginning July 1st, 2019. This is a one-year renewable appointment contingent upon a successful review, the continued needs of the department, and availability of funding. The teaching load is 6 courses per academic year (2 semesters).

Requirements are: 1. Master’s degree or equivalent in Turkish language, literature, linguistics, or language pedagogy; 2. Fluency in another Turkic language is desirable; 3. Proficiency in spoken and written English; 4. Ability to teach a first-year undergraduate seminar on a topic pertaining to contemporary Turkey, tied to the candidate’s discipline and research, is especially welcome; 5. Familiarity with and commitment to innovative methods of language instruction.

Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and a teaching portfolio, if portfolio is available, as well as three reference letters by April 15, 2019. Any questions may be emailed to Jane Sokolosky, CLS Director, at

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Brown University’s academic code and practice. As an educational institution and as an employer, Brown is recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

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