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Faculty Positions at the Ranks of Assistant and Associate Professors

Post Date:

November 7, 2017


Bilkent University




The Department of Architecture at Bilkent University invites applications for appointment at the ranks of Assistant and Associate Professors for Fall 2018-19 and/or starting Spring 2018. We seek to hire 2 Assistant Professors (research based tenure-track positions) and 1 practice-based position at the ranks of Associate Professor or Professor.

Qualifications for Assistant Professors (research based tenure-track positions):

  1. Ph.D. degree in architecture or kindred subjects
  2. Strong research experience and publication record

Qualifications for the practice-based position:

  1. Ph.D. degree in architecture is preferred, but not a must
  2. Strong portfolio
  3. International publications

Candidates are expected to teach a lecture course in one of the following areas in addition to an architectural design studio:

  • Architectural design and drawing
  • Building construction
  • Building technologies, environmental systems
  • Computer applications, digital design and computation
  • Structures

Bilkent University is an equal opportunity employer with an international body of faculty and students. The medium of education is English. The faculty is comprised of academic staff from around 40 different countries. Most of them were working in prominent universities in North America and Europe when they received offers from Bilkent University. According to ISI Citation Indexes, Bilkent ranks high in Turkey and internationally in number of published papers per faculty member. Bilkent University ranks 28th in Times Higher Education’s 100 Under 50 list of the world’s best young universities. For more information about Bilkent University and Department of Architecture, please visit and

Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, creative teaching, and service. Benefits include a comprehensive health insurance and on-campus housing. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review will continue until the positions are filled.

To apply, please provide the following documents:

  1. Cover letter indicating the position applied, research statement and teaching statement
  2. Detailed CV
  3. Electronic copies of selected publications (these can be sent as attachments to the e-mail)
  4. Names and contact information (e-mail, telephone, mailing address) of three references
  5. Selected design projects or student work (if applicable)

You can apply online at:

For questions:
Assoc. Prof. Meltem Gürel, Department Chair

Bilkent University
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
06800 Ankara – TURKEY

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