[visionlist] Open-rank faculty position at Bilkent University

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen burcu.urgen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 09:18:31 -04 2022

*Open-rank faculty position at 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
<http://www.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, and neuroscience). Those with interdisciplinary approaches to
studying psychology, bridging different subfields are particularly
encouraged to apply.

Qualifications and Responsibilities: Applicants should have a Ph.D. 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 Ph.D., and Master’s

Appointment: The full-time appointment will begin in September 2023
(negotiable). Salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.

The language of instruction in Bilkent is English. The Psychology
Department serves around 350 undergraduate students, 50 graduate students
and strives for excellence in teaching and world-class research. The
Department and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience (
neuro.bilkent.edu.tr) offer Master’s and Ph.D. 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 MRI 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 provides faculty members and their families with free housing,
access to private health insurance, International Baccalaureate schooling
options for dependents, and other benefits.

*Application Procedure*

Applicants should submit

   1. Cover letter
   2. CV
   3. Research statement
   4. Teaching statement
   5. PDF copies of 3 representative publications
   6. Contact information for 3-5 professional references

The review of applications will commence on December 12, 2022. Applications
after this date will be considered only if the position is not filled.
Applications will not be considered after April 1, 2023. Applications can
be submitted through this portal:
https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PSYC2022OR. 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/>
   - <http://www.psy.bilkent.edu.tr/>neuro.bilkent.edu.tr
   - <https://neuro.bilkent.edu.tr/>feass.bilkent.edu.tr
   - <http://feass.bilkent.edu.tr/>bilkent.edu.tr

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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