Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Turkish Studies

Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University
  • Location
    Evanston, Illinois
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Oct 24

Position description

The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the study of Turkey in a global or a comparative perspective. Applications are welcome from scholars whose research addresses transnational social processes, problems, or conflicts in connection to contemporary Turkey.

The Keyman fellow will be affiliated with both the Keyman Program and an appropriate department in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences or the School of Communication, such as Anthropology; Art, Theory & Practice; Communication Studies; History; Middle East & North African Studies; Performance Studies; Political Science; or Sociology.

Fellowship details

The fellowship will run from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020.

The Fellow will pursue a program of independent scholarship and teach one undergraduate class each year during their fellowship. The Fellow is expected to help program and manage the activities of the Turkey Working Group, to be an active participant in the academic activities in the Keyman Program and the Buffett Institute, as well as their affiliated disciplinary departments, and to deliver one public lecture each year.

The salary is $55,000. In addition, the Fellow is eligible for $5,000 per year to fund research and conference travel, and up to $2,000 in reimbursement for allowable relocation expenses in the first year. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.


Applicants must have received their PhD between December 14, 2013, and August 31, 2018.

Application details

The application will open on October 15. The deadline is December 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. CT.

Application instructions

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