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LINGUIST List 22.1441

Mon Mar 28 2011

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Asst Prof, Bilkent University

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        1.     Julie Mathews-Aydinli , English; Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Date: 28-Mar-2011
From: Julie Mathews-Aydinli <juliebilkent.edu.tr>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; TEFL: Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
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University or Organization: Bilkent University
Department: MA TEFL Program
Job Location: Ankara, Turkey
Web Address: http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~matefl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TEFL

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
at Bilkent University was established in 1988 to enhance the quality of
English language instruction in Turkey. It is now firmly established as one
of the premier TEFL programs in Turkey, with an emphasis on research and on
promoting the professional development of practicing teachers. We are now
inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of TEFL for
the 2011-2012 academic year. Area of specialization within the field of
TEFL/Applied Linguistics is open, though applicants should be able to teach
a variety of courses, from EFL methodology and curriculum development, to
second language acquisition and testing. Preference will be given to
candidates familiar with quantitative research methods. Duties include
teaching three graduate courses per semester and advising 5-7 MA student
theses each year.

Requirements:

Preferred candidates will have an earned doctorate in TESOL/applied
linguistics or a related field, graduate teaching and thesis advising
experience, native or near-native fluency in English, and publications in
indexed journals.

Institution Description:

Bilkent University - the first private, nonprofit university in Turkey -
was founded in 1984. The University campus is located about 12 km. (10
miles) west of the center of Ankara, and covers an area of more than 500
hectares (1200 acres). Bilkent is an English-medium institution. Faculty
salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience.
All faculty receive generous benefits, including health insurance, access
to research funding; on-campus housing, and tuition assistance for school
age children.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Email Address for Applications: juliebilkent.edu.tr
Contact Information:
Dr. Julie Mathews-Aydinli
Email: juliebilkent.edu.tr
Phone: 90-312-290-2950

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