Job: Istanbul Åehir University, Turkey
Istanbul Şehir University, Turkey, invites applications for full-time positions in History, Philosophy, Sociology and Anthropology, Psychology, Economics, Communication and Media Studies, Political Science and International Relations. Positions are available for candidates at all ranks beginning in August 2010 or earlier. Successful candidates, once hired, are expected to fulfill their respective Department’s requirements with regard to teaching, research, record of publications, and service to the institution. Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. All candidates should have an excellent command of English and a strong commitment to teaching and research.
Istanbul Şehir University (ŞEHİR) is a newly founded, private institution owned by the Foundation for Sciences and Arts based in Istanbul, Turkey, which has been dedicated to research and teaching in social sciences and humanities for the last 25 years. Building on a quarter-century of experience in education and research, ŞEHİR aims to be an elite research university in the whole region. The medium of instruction is English. The campus is located in Dragos, Istanbul, on the shores of the Marmara Sea, overlooking the beautiful Princess Islands.
ŞEHİR is an equal opportunity employer, and socially and financially supports its faculty members’ housing, medical insurance and other needs. Salary is very competitive and commensurate to rank, experience and qualifications. Several fringe benefits (housing and travel allowance, private health insurance, sabbatical leave etc.) will apply.
Review of applications will begin on November 2nd, 2009, and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit an application file that includes information about your research and teaching interests, your curriculum vitae, two samples of written work and names of three references (for senior candidates) or three letters of recommendation (for junior candidates) via e-mail to: Nurullah Ardıç (nurullahardic-at-sehir.edu.tr). Short-listed candidates will be individually informed of their selection for formal interviews and job talks/lectures.
Istanbul Şehir University: www.sehir.edu.tr