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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSLATION & INTERPRETING STUDIES BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY

The Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Translation Studies or a related field, as well as an international-level publication record in one or more fields of study that would enrich the Department’s research and teaching profile. Boğaziçi, an English-medium institution, is one of the top public universities in Turkey. The Department has in many ways pioneered translation and interpreting training and research in Turkey, and its current members are renowned for their work internationally.

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The Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position, to be filled by a Turkish citizen or foreign national with native or near-native English proficiency. Knowledge of Turkish is advantageous but not essential for foreign applicants.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Translation Studies or a related field, as well as research interests and an international-level publication record in one or more fields of study that would enrich the Department’s research and teaching profile.

Responsibilities would involve teaching three courses per semester, including obligatory departmental courses and electives in the candidate’s specialty; thesis and project supervision at undergraduate and graduate levels; administrative duties.  Candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate active scholarship with excellent teaching.

For Turkish candidates, the position is tenure-track with 3-year contracts. For foreign candidates, the position is subject to a yearly renewable contract and includes state health insurance. The university provides on-campus housing depending on availability.

The appointment is scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2020. Interested candidates are requested to send a CV, up to three article-length publications in PDF-format and a cover letter to transint.applications @boun.edu.tr. The CV should list the names and affiliations of three academics who could serve as referees later in the process; reference letters are not required at this stage. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2020. Candidates who are successful at this stage of the application process will be asked to arrange for three signed letters of reference written on headed paper to be emailed to transint.applications@boun.edu.tr. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in an interview and to demonstrate their teaching skills through a 50-minute sample lesson on a subject of their choice.

Boğaziçi University is one of the top public universities in Turkey, a research university with a strong tradition of supporting innovative research and scholarly publications at the highest level. All classes are taught in English. Please visit http://www.boun.edu.tr  and http://www.transint.boun.edu.tr/ for further information about the university and the department. Should you have any queries, email transint.applications@boun.edu.tr or call +90 212 359 6516.

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