Turkey/Balkans Assistant Professor, UCLA

Deadline: 15 November 2010
Open to: scholars/researchers with interest on Turkey or the western Balkans in the 20th and 21st century

The International Institute serves as the focal point for international research and teaching at UCLA. Through its multidisciplinary centers and programs dedicated to the study of world regions and global issues, the Institute fosters learning about and active participation in the contemporary world. It also coordinates formal agreements concerning student exchange and research collaboration between UCLA and foreign universities.


– interests in the context of cross-regional processes (e.g. EU expansion, democratization, politicization of religion, cross-border ethno-national conflict, or relationships with the EU or countries of the former Soviet Union) drawing on the theories and methodologies of one or more social science disciplines
– strong potential in research and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education
– dynamic program builder, who will help coordinate UCLA’s initiatives in this region and contribute to interdisciplinary dialogue with colleagues throughout the University
– applicants from the disciplines of political science, sociology and geography are especially encouraged to apply.
successful candidate must be able to teach core courses in his/her discipline as well as area-focused courses
– PhD or ABD near completion by June 30, 2011 is required


Please send the following documents to:
– Curriculum Vitae
– Statement of research and teaching interests
– Representative recent paper or article
– Three references

Ms. Tara Wake
Search Committee for Turkey/Balkans Scholar
Tracking Number 3835-0809-01
International Institute
11230 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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