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Assistant or Associate Professor in Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Middle East Technical University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Social and political philosophy (including critical theory) OR in the philosophy of physics, philosophy of logic and/or mathematics
AOS categories Logic
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Physics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Start date September 2013
Job description

The Department is looking for a candidate who can contribute to the strong teaching and research reputation of the Philosophy Department. We are looking for an expert in contemporary social and political philosophy (including critical theory) OR in the philosophy of physics, philosophy of logic and/or mathematics. Please indicate clearly in your application pack for which post you are applying. The starting date for the post is September 2013, but complex administrative requirements both within and beyond METU mean that the prospective post-holder must be confirmed on both sides by January 2013 for the hiring process to be completed by September.

Applicants will have a Ph.D. in a relevant area, evidence of teaching experience, excellent teaching evaluations, and a record of publications of original research in indexed journals. They will need in the first instance to be able to contribute to teaching on existing courses, and also to develop courses to complement the current undergraduate and postgraduate provision.

Candidates will be required to share in the administration of the Philosophy degrees and to supervise M.A. and Ph.D. theses. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Course load is 3/3. For an informal discussion, which is strongly encouraged, regarding the requirements of the role and/or questions about life in Ankara, please contact Dr. Andrea Rehberg.

Further details of the Philosophy Department can be seen at http://www.phil.metu.edu.tr/  and information about the University can be found at  http://www.metu.edu.tr/ The language of instruction at METU is English. In the most recent THES University Rankings METU was ranked just outside the top 200 Universities in the world and the highest-ranking University in Turkey. METU is a state university.

Closing date: 30th of November

Interviews will be conducted via skype early in 2013.

Applications, including CV, letter of application, three letters of reference, writing sample and teaching evaluations, should be sent as attachments to Dr. Andrea Rehberg at the email address below.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Application deadline November 30, 2012
Web address for more information http://www.phil.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name Dr. Andrea Rehberg
Contact email
Time created October 20, 2012, 5:52pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2012, 11:59pm EET
Expired on
Last updated October 25, 2012, 6:05pm EST
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