Bilkent University, History
POSITION IN BYZANTINE HISTORY
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The Department of History at Bilkent University invites applications for a faculty appointment in Byzantine History. Preference will be given to those who also can teach courses and direct theses on subjects concerning Ottoman Minorities/Millet system. The position will commence 1 September 2014.
Candidates must have a PhD awarded by 1 September 2014. Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate excellence in research, publications and teaching.
Academic rank, salary and teaching-load will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be subject to approval by Bilkent University Provost Office.
Benefits include membership in a comprehensive group health plan (with a small monthly premium), a free, fully-furnished on-campus apartment, and support for travel for international conferences and possibly research.
Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, was founded in 1984 as the first private research university in Turkey. The medium of instruction throughout the university is English. The Department of History, established in 1993, focuses only on graduate education, though provides some undergraduate courses for other departments. More information about the university can be found at its website: http://www.bilkent.edu.tr and about the department at:http://history.bilkent.edu.tr
Applicants should send a letter of application, three reference letters, sample publications, a description of interests in research and teaching, relevant transcripts, and a curriculum vitae to the address below:
Dr. Mehmet Kalpaklı, Chair