Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University

Position ID:KU-ARHA-ARHA [#10616]
Position Title: Koc University, Full-Time Faculty Position in Modern/Contemporary Art and Architecture
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Areas: Art History / Modern art, History of Architecture, Modern Architecture
Appl Deadline:2018/02/01 (posted 2017/12/12, listed until 2018/02/01)
Position Description:    

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Koç University
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Department of Archaeology and History of Art Full-Time Faculty Position in Modern/Contemporary Art and Architecture

The Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University invites applications for an open-rank position in modern/contemporary art and architecture, beginning in September 2018. We seek scholars with research and teaching expertise in the history and theory of modern/contemporary art and architecture, in transnational and transregional contexts.

The successful candidate is expected to show accomplishments in teaching, a strong record of research, and a publication record in internationally recognized (peer reviewed) journals. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in original scholarship in modern/contemporary art and architecture in a global context and familiar with developments in Turkey. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated interests in engaging with the artistic scene in their community through curatorial or other types of outreach work and applicants who are enthusiastic about using digital technologies in teaching and research. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected, as well as individual mentoring of MA and PhD students. Two classes per semester is the standard teaching requirement at Koç University.

The faculty in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University work closely with other departments at the university including the Media and Visual Arts Department; the successful candidate will be expected to develop opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation within the university and with the many museums, galleries, and cultural institutions in Istanbul, particularly those affiliated with Koç University.

Application review will commence on 1 February 2018. Koç University is an English speaking university and all teaching is conducted in English. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Complete application materials to be submitted electronically include the following:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Summary teaching statement
- Summary research statement
- Three letters of reference (sent electronically and directly by referees to the address below)

Please fill out the online application form: Online application cover form:   

Required application materials should be submitted electronically to the following address:

Ms. Merve Görkem Dalyaprak E-mail:

Subject line of applicant e-mail: “Position in Modern/Contemporary Art and Architecture”

Subject line of referee e-mails: “Reference for <Applicant last name>, <Applicant first name>”

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Koc University
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Rumelifeneri Yolu 34450 Sariyer Istanbul

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