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Bilkent University announces multiple openings in the Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas. 

We seek candidates with a broad-based background in the humanities, and expertise in any specific field in the study of literature, classics or the history of philosophy.  Scholars committed to interdisciplinary and comparative work, and with proven excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching “Great Books” courses is a plus.  All candidates should have an active research agenda, and hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by September 2016.  Bilkent University, located in Ankara, is the oldest independent non-profit research university in Turkey, and all classes are conducted in English.  Salary is competitive and includes a fully-furnished and rent-free apartment on campus. Couples are encouraged to apply.  Send a letter of application specific to this position, curriculum vitae, 1–2 page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, to bilkent.ccisearch@gmail.com, by November 15th, 2015 (midnight, local time GMT +2). Interviews will be held at the MLA, or may be conducted via SKYPE.  Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Mustafa Nakeeb at mnakeeb@bilkent.edu.tr.