Sabancı Üniversitesi


Full Time Faculty Position in Media, Film & Visual Studies

Published on 27.03.2014 10:09

Full Time Faculty Position in Media, Film & Visual Studies 

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University invites applications from scholars in early or mid-career, holding a PhD in Media Studies, Visual Studies, Film Studies or a comparable field. Desired qualifications include a strong publication and research record, teaching experience, good grounding in social and cultural theory, and a commitment to contribute to an interdisciplinary scholarly environment. Candidates will be expected to teach general introductory courses on media, film and visual culture as well as more specialized upper level courses.

Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in one of Europe’s largest and oldest cities, Istanbul. The university 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 medium of instruction is English. Aiming at both teaching and research excellence, the yearly teaching load is two courses per semester. 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.

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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