Faculty Associate of Turkish, UW Madison, Deadline: February 22

Working title:
Official title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Minimum of a BA degree (masters or doctorate preferred), with a major preferably in Turkish language and literature.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least one year of college/university experience in teaching of Turkish language at any level is necessary. Experience with current pedagogy also preferred.
Principal duties:
*In coordination with the Turkish Language Director, and designated Arabic and Persian Immersion Program (APIP) staff members, perform the following duties:
*Teach Turkish at the elementary or intermediate level in an eight-week summer immersion format on the UW-Madison campus.
*Prepare syllabus, appropriate course goals and objectives, lesson plans and teaching materials in
conjunction with the Turkish Language Director.
*Prepare, administer, and grade classroom and home assignments and exams.
*Administer written and oral proficiency exams.
*Hold regular office hours at least 4 days/week (can be held on weekends).
*Participate in any and all teacher meetings and pedagogical workshops offered by APIP.
*Continue student instruction in target language through regular attendance at non-classroom activities
such as meals, film showings, field trips, and picnics, including evenings and weekends.
*Assist with preparation and implementation of mini-courses and other extra-curricular activities. Each
instructor will be expected to teach 10-15 hours of mini-courses over the summer.
*Commit to only using the target language in interaction with students and staff for the duration of the
*Reside at study site in Madison, Wisconsin, required for the duration of the program. Instructional staff
will each have one mandatory weekend off on a rotating basis.

Additional Information:
Faculty from other institutions may be hired as a Visiting Professor. Number of positions available depends upon student enrollment in APIP Program.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

A period of evaluation will be required
Appointment type: Academic Staff
Department(s): INTL S/GLOBAL ST RES PR
Full time salary rate: Minimum $28,350 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Term: This position will end on AUGUST 08, 2010.
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: JUNE 10, 2010
Number of positions: 4
Application must be received by: FEBRUARY 22, 2010
Send application materials referring to PVL #63579 to: APIP Review Committee, Global Studies, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706. (email:apip@global.wisc.edu). Required application materials may be sent via regualr mail or via email to apip@global.wisc.edu. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Include a detailed letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, student/faculty evaluations of teaching (if available), at least two letters of recommendation evaluating language teaching experience and performance, a sample syllabus, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #63579 to

Amy Stambach Phone: 608-262-5666
301 Ingraham Hall Fax: N/A
1155 Observatory Drive Email: apip@global.wisc.edu
Madison WI 53706
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

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