Turkic Applied Linguist, Indiana University – Bloomington, December 15

Turkic Applied Linguist

The Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Turkic Applied Linguistics beginning August 2011 at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Applicants must hold a doctorate or anticipate its completion by the time of the appointment, in a field of second language acquisition (applied linguistics). Candidates should have a record of publications on Turkic applied linguistics/second language acquisition.

Candidates should have native or near native fluency in Turkish or another Turkic language. The successful candidate will teach classes in Turkish or other Turkic languages and in second language acquisition/applied linguistics, coordinate and supervise language instruction in the department, and play an active role in Indiana University’s Title VI Language Resource Center, the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region. The candidate will also be expected to pursue grant opportunities for expanding the Turkic language program at Indiana University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 15, 2010. Send paper copies of your letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample or samples approximately 25 pages in length, as well as three signed copies of letters of recommendation, to Turkic Applied Linguist Search Committee, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, 157 Goodbody Hall, 1011 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005.

Indiana University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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