Job Vacancy: Stockholm University – Institute for Turkish Studies (SUITS) – Senior Lecturer

Job Vacancy: Stockholm University – Institute for Turkish Studies (SUITS)

Senior Lecturer

Responsibilities: The new Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies is seeking a Senior Lecturer in the interdisciplinary field of Turkish Studies to participate in the management and coordination of the Institute’s activities. In addition to management, the responsibilities include teaching and research. Teaching duties may involve responsibility for first- and/or second-cycle courses on, for example, Turkey’s modern history and society. The position includes time for individual research

Qualifications: The applicant must have demonstrated teaching skills and have a doctoral degree, or equivalent research expertise, in a field of relevance to the position within the humanities or social sciences. Both the doctoral thesis and other research should be focused on Turkey or the Turkish people (including in diaspora).The applicant is expected to speak and write English fluently. A good command of Swedish and Turkish is also required. If the successful candidate does not speak Swedish at the time of appointment, he/she is expected to acquire the necessary language skills during the first two years of employment.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the director of SUITS, Dr.  Paul T. Levin, tel. 08- 16 43 56 e-mail: Questions regarding administrative procedures will be answered by administrator Kenneth Hjalmarsson, tel. 08-16 21 30, e-mail:

Deadline for applications: April, 15, 2014.

For further information on the Institute and the post: Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies

In order to apply for this position, please use the Stockholm University web-based application form: Application form for this position


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