Koç University, Philosophy

Position Title: assistant or associate professor in Metaphysics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34450, Turkey [map]
Subject Area: Philosophy / Metaphysics
Appl Deadline:2019/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/10/22, finished 2020/06/21, listed until 2019/12/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

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 • Teaching dossier (with a statement of teaching philosophy, previous experience and evaluations, and sample course syllabi) • 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).

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:
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Koç University
Rumelifeneri Yolu, 34450 Sariyer
Istanbul Turkey

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