[visionlist] Tenure-track Positions at the Department of Psychology, Bilkent University

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen burcu.urgen at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 05:51:52 -04 2020

*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 (psy.bilkent.edu.tr). Accordingly,
we seek applications from promising or established scholars in all areas of
psychology (social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive
psychology, experimental psychology, clinical psychology, and
neuroscience). Those with interdisciplinary approaches to studying
psychology that bridge different subfields and those offering a social,
developmental, and/or clinical perspective are particularly encouraged to

The language of instruction is English. The Department and the
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience (neuro.bilkent.edu.tr)
offer Master’s and PhD programs. For 5 consecutive years, each newly
admitted Psychology major has scored in the top 6% 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 a 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 (with no
teaching requirement during summers, and a possibility of reduced teaching
in the first year of appointment), and supervise PhD, Master’s, and senior
thesis students.

*Appointment:* The full-time appointments will begin in September 2021
(negotiable). Salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.

*Application Procedure*

Applicants should submit

   - a cover letter
   - CV
   - research statement
   - teaching statement
   - pdf copies of 3 representative publications; and
   - contact information for 3-5 professional references

Review of applications will commence on November 29, 2020 and continue
until the positions are filled. To apply please go to the following link:

For more information regarding the Psychology Department and Bilkent
University, please visit the following websites:





Burcu Ayşen Ürgen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology & Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program
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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