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Faculty Position in Sociology

Published on 26.03.2014 22:18

Faculty Position in Sociology

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, invites applications for a full-time position in Sociology and allied disciplines. The position is open to mid-career candidates as well as candidates who have recently completed their Ph.D. or are near completion. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in grounded research as well as a solid background in social theory. A strong record and potential for scholarly publication, as well as promise of outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are important criteria of preference.

We seek a scholar with a broad grounding in transnational processes, whose interests cut across the boundary between periphery and metropolis, and whose grasp of social formations demonstrates critical engagement with issues of globalization. Strong qualitative and/or quantitative research skills and demonstrated desire to articulate and bridge disciplinary boundaries will be considered an asset.   

Sabancı University, a private, department-free, innovate academic institution, is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. To meet this challenge, the faculty is organized around multi-disciplinary degree programs including Conflict Analysis and Resolution (MA), Cultural Studies (BA, MA), Economics (BA, MA, PhD), European Studies (MA), History (MA, PhD), Management (BA) Political Science (MA, PhD), Social and Political Sciences (BA), Turkish Studies (MA), Visual Arts & Communication Design (BA, MA). The university admits top-ranking students for its undergraduate programs through a centralized university entrance examination.  Faculty members are provided with excellent support, including housing facilities on its modern campus if available or a housing stipend. 

Applicants are asked to complete an online application form through the university website (Applicant Tracking System). 

Additionally, a curriculum vitae, a clear statement of current and planned research and teaching activities, and at least three letters of reference should be sent via email to:

Mehmet Bac, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,

cc: Inci Ceydeli, Faculty Administrative Manager,


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