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Assistant or Associate Professor -- Metaphysics

Department of Philosophy, Koc University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Metaphysics
AOS categories Metaphysics
AOC Open, but we have teaching needs in advanced logic (up to graduate level) and philosophy of science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location ─░stanbul, Sariyer, Turkey
Start date September 2020
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Koç University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level, beginning September 2020, in the following areas:

AOS: Metaphysics

AOC: Open, but we have teaching needs in advanced logic (up to graduate level) and philosophy of science.  

Candidates must have a record of outstanding research—or, for recent doctoral graduates, potential for outstanding research—in the area of Metaphysics, broadly construed, and hold a relevant PhD by the time of employment.

Duties include active research and publication, teaching at all levels, graduate supervision, and normal committee services. To support early researchers, the teaching load for all assistant professors is 2/1. The teaching load for associate professors is 2/2. All teaching is in the spring and fall semester, and the university has programs to aid travel to universities abroad in the summer months.

Koç University (https://www.ku.edu.tr/en/) is an internationally minded and research driven university, located in Istanbul, Turkey. All teaching is in English.

The Department of Philosophy (https://cssh.ku.edu.tr/en/education/philosophy/about/) is a young and expanding department, founded in 2008. We began our MA program in 2019 and expect to launch a Ph.D. program in the near future. The successful candidate is expected to contribute significantly to these programs and to the development of the department. The Department of Philosophy at Koç University is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in the faculty and student body.

Applicants should submit the following documents by email to Merve Görkem (mdalyaprak@ku.edu.tr):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Writing sample
  • Teaching dossier (with a statement of teaching philosophy, previous experience and evaluations, and sample course syllabi)
  • Candidates should also ensure that at least three letters of reference are sent to this email by the deadline.

All attached documents should be in PDF format and the subject line of the email should read “Position in Philosophy – Metaphysics”. The deadline for applications is December 15th, 2019.

For questions about the post or the university, please contact Merve Görkem (mdalyaprak@ku.edu.tr).

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 15, 2019, 11:59pm EET
Contact
Web address for more information https://cssh.ku.edu.tr/en/
Contact name Ms. Merve Dalyaprak
Contact email
Contact phone 00902123381403
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Time created October 23, 2019, 9:30am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 15, 2019, 11:59pm EET
Last updated October 23, 2019, 9:30am EST
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