[visionlist] Faculty Positions (Open-Rank) at the Department of Psychology, Bilkent University

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen burcu.urgen at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 15:42:56 -05 2018

Open-Rank Positions at the Department of Psychology, Bilkent University

Bilkent University invites tenure-track faculty applications (rank open) in
the Department of Psychology. The university’s strategic plan includes an
expansion of the psychology department. Accordingly, we seek applications
from promising or established scholars in all areas of psychology.
Researchers in social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive
psychology and neuroscience areas, and those with interdisciplinary
approaches to studying psychology are particularly encouraged to apply.

Bilkent was recently ranked #28 in the world by the Times Higher Education
among universities under 50 years old. The language of instruction is
English. The Department and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in
Neuroscience offer Master’s and PhD programs. For 5 consecutive years, each
newly admitted Psychology major has scored in the top 5% or higher on the
national university entrance exam. The Department has newly renovated
research laboratories, as well as access to the university’s
state-of-the-art facilities, which include a 3 Tesla MR scanner, animal
research center, and EEG equipment.

Bilkent is located in Ankara, Turkey’s metropolitan capital with daily
direct flights to Istanbul and other major European cities. Bilkent
University also provides faculty members and their families with free
housing and access to private health insurance.

Qualifications and Responsibilities: Applicants should have a PhD in
psychology or related discipline, and should have an excellent publication
record (requirements vary with rank). A demonstrated ability or the
potential to secure external research funding will be a strong advantage.
Faculty members are expected to maintain productive research programs.
Successful applicants will teach 2 courses per semester (no teaching
requirement during summer, and possibility of reduced teaching in the first
year of appointment), and supervise PhD, Master’s, and senior thesis

Appointment: The full-time appointments will begin in September 2019
(negotiable). Salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit

1) a cover letter;

2) CV;

3) research statement;

4) teaching statement;

5) pdf copies of 3 best publications; and

6) contact information for 3-5 professional references.

Review of applications will commence on Oct 31, 2018 and continue until the
positions are filled. To apply please go to the following link:
https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PSYC2018. For more information
regarding the Psychology Department and Bilkent University, please visit
the following websites:

psy.bilkent.edu.tr <http://www.psy.bilkent.edu.tr/>

neuro.bilkent.edu.tr <http://web2.bilkent.edu.tr/neuroscience/>


bilkent.edu.tr <http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/www/>

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center
National Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Bilkent University
06800, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey

Email: burcu.urgen at bilkent.edu.tr
Website: http://burcu.urgen.bilkent.edu.tr
Lab: http://www.ccn.bilkent.edu.tr
Tel: +90 312 290 30 91 or +90 312 290 1807
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