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Research - Education: Job announcement
Students at Boğaziçi University.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

Teaching Position for Classical Historians and Archaeologists

At Boğaziçi University, Turkey

The Department of History at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, is pleased to announce that it will be recruiting for an academic position as of the beginning of the next academic year in September 2013, in the field of Ancient Greek History and/or Classical Archaeology.

The holder of this position will be expected to teach a total of four courses, two each semester. The candidate is required to teach one introductory level and one advanced level or graduate course per semester primarily in the field of Ancient Greek History and secondarily in the field of Classical Archaeology, pending discussion with the department. The weekly load for any undergraduate course or graduate seminar is three hours. Courses are to be taught entirely in English, and course material, textbooks, and readings need also to be in English. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating their capacity to cover both fields at introductory level.

The position is funded by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation on the basis of a yearly total of 26,000 Euros net. Boğaziçi University will provide the holder of the position with free accommodation for the duration of his/her contract. Recruitment will be made on the basis of a contract subject to renewal at the end of the academic year. The expected duration of the contractee’s stay is two years, but can be prolonged for another two years if all parties agree.

Candidates with a PhD in a relevant field and excellent command of English should send in their application to the Department of History before 15 April 2013. The application file should include a detailed CV and list of publications, and three recommendations from specialists in the candidate’s field. Candidates should also include a detailed syllabus and course description for the introductory course, as well as detailed information on the advanced courses or graduate seminars they wish to propose for consideration. They are also encouraged to include a sample of their written work.

Applications should be sent both in electronic format by e-mail and as hard copy to the addresses below:

Ancient Greek History/Classical Archaeology Search Committee

Department of History

Boğaziçi University


Istanbul 34342, Turkey


The final decision will be taken by the department, pending approval of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.

1. Department of History, Boğaziçi University,