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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Bilkent University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Start date September 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University invites applications for one full-time assistant professor position. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in philosophy at the time of appointment. All candidates should have an active research agenda. Women are encouraged to apply. AOS/AOC is open, but willingness and ability to teach one or more of philosophy of mind, history and philosophy of science, and introduction to logic would be an asset.

The Department’s philosophical orientation is analytical, broadly understood. Current members of the department work and publish in all major areas of contemporary analytic philosophy, as well as in the history of philosophy. The Department currently has 13 full-time members, of which ten are international faculty. The Department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy.

As research is a priority at Bilkent University, its support includes grants for conference travel and the option of sabbatical leave following the third year. Successful applicants will benefit from a reduced teaching load during the first three years.

Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, is a non-profit foundation university supported by its own endowment. It is home to a vibrant international community. Its faculty members come from 40 different countries, and the language of instruction across the university is English. The university offers a generous benefits package including on-campus housing, health insurance, and subsidized private school for faculty members' dependents in the K-12 levels leading to an IB degree.

Applicants must upload a (i) cover letter (ii) CV (iii) research statement (iv) teaching statement, and (v) writing sample. In addition, (vi) candidates are required to provide contact details for at least three referees.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, interviews and campus visits (for those invited) will be conducted online.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PHIL2022
Hard deadline February 28, 2022, 11:59pm EET
Web address for more information http://www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr
Contact name Simon Wigley
Contact email
Contact phone +903122903348
Time created January 11, 2022, 9:56pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date February 28, 2022, 11:59pm EET
Expired on March 2, 2022, 12:46am EET
Last updated March 1, 2022, 10:46pm UTC
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