Full Time Faculty Positions in Philosophy Department

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).

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Academic Writing Instructor

The Academic Writing Program at Koç University invites applications for multiple full-time Instructor positions to commence in January or September 2020. Qualified candidates should have an MA or PhD in a relevant field and have at least three years of successful experience teaching university-level academic writing. Candidates with experience teaching legal, business, medical or technical and scientific writing are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience tutoring in a writing center will be given priority.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach four courses per semester within any of the three areas of the program: first-year writing, writing in the disciplines or consultations in the Writing Center. The Academic Writing Program employs content-based pedagogy to introduce students to academic discourse in first-year writing courses while using a research-based program for the advanced discipline-specific writing courses.

Koç University is a highly respected, private institution located in Istanbul, Turkey. More information about Koç University and the Academic Writing Program is available at http://www.ku.edu.tr and http://acwr.ku.edu.tr.

Interested applicants should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the email address below. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please submit the following documents:

● Cover letter
● Curriculum vitae
● A statement of teaching philosophy
● An academic writing course syllabus that you have taught in the past 3 years
● Three letters of reference. The referees should directly email a signed pdf copy of the reference letter to the email address below. The referee should insert the following in the email subject line: Reference for `{`Applicant’s full name`}`

Please address all correspondence to Ms. Merve Dalyaprak

Email: mdalyaprak@ku.edu.tr

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