LINGUIST List 25.5000

Tue Dec 09 2014

Jobs: Turkish; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 08-Dec-2014
From: Lynn Schaefer <>
Subject: Turkish; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer of Turkish

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Turkish (tur)


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time position as Lecturer of Turkish for the 2015-16 academic year, with a target start date of August 16, 2015. Renewal of the position is contingent on availability of funding, strong performance reviews and strong course enrollments. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The position involves teaching six courses per year in Turkish language and language-related areas. In addition to teaching duties, the Lecturer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Turkish Language Program on campus, including student and community outreach.

Native or near-native command of Turkish is required, as is previous experience teaching Turkish as a second/foreign language in post-secondary institutions. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., preferably in an area related to Turkish language and culture (Ph.D. must be in hand by the date of appointment). Experience with course development and instructional and web technology is highly desirable.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at the application website below and upload your application materials: Letter of interest, CV, including contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically by the department after submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 2, 2015. Letters of recommendation must be received no later than February 9, 2015. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, although no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For more information contact

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Application Deadline: 02-Feb-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Administrative Assistant Lynn Schaefer

Page Updated: 09-Dec-2014