Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor Positions

Two positions (rank: Assistant Professor), commencing September 2019. AOS/AOC: Open.

The Department of Philosophy at Bilkent University invites applications for two full-time junior positions. Applicants should hold a PhD in philosophy at the time of appointment. All candidates should have an active research agenda. Women are encouraged to apply.

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 ten full-time members, of which seven are international faculty. The Department currently has B.A. and M.A. programs. It is anticipated that a doctoral program will begin in the near future.

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

Further information about the department and the university can be found here. Should you have any queries about the position, please email philjobs@bilkent.edu.tr.

You will need to apply online using the university’s online application system: https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PHIL2018.

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 (candidates may also arrange for their reference letters to be sent directly to philjobs@bilkent.edu.tr).

Applications will be accepted until December 7, 2018, 23:59 local time (GMT + 2).

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Visiting Professor Position

One position (rank: Visiting Professor), commencing as early as January 2019. AOS/AOC: Open.

The candidate should have a PhD in philosophy and hold the title of full professor in her/his present institution. Applicants should be established philosophers with articles in leading journals and/or monographs published by leading presses. In addition, they should have an active research agenda and wide recognition of their work in the literature. The initial appointment can be for one or two years, and may be extended based on mutual agreement. Nominal teaching load is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

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 nine full-time members of which eight are international faculty. The Department currently has B.A. and M.A. programs. It is anticipated that a doctoral program will begin in the near future.

Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, is a non-profit foundation university supported by its own endowment. Research is a priority at Bilkent University, and the university supports research through travel grants to conferences. Women are encouraged to apply. Bilkent seeks to accommodate dual career couples. Bilkent is 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.

Further information about the department and the university can be found at www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr

Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees. Applications and inquiries should be directed to the department chair, Simon Wigley, at wigley@bilkent.edu.tr. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Women are encouraged to apply. All applications will be kept confidential.