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The Department of International Relations at Özyeğin University invites applications for two posts at assistant professor level to begin in September 2014. We are interested in candidates with an ability to teach International Relations core courses, such as International Relations theory and quantitative research methods. As a department, we are seeking to strengthen our specialisation in the following areas: security studies, migration, and Middle Eastern Studies. Therefore a research profile that fits into one of these areas would be desirable. The successful applicant will have an active research agenda, potential to publish in quality outlets, and good teaching credentials where relevant. Candidates need to send a cover letter explaining their research and teaching experience, a current curriculum vitae, sample publications/working papers, teaching portfolio (including sample syllabus and teaching evaluations with a key), graduate transcript, and two letters of reference.

The department was established in September 2013. It currently has six members of staff and an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts programme in International Relations. Over the coming years, the department will grow in size both in faculty and student numbers and a postgraduate programme will be established in the near future. This is an exciting opportunity to be a team player in the early stages of establishing a new department that aims to be a centre of excellence in teaching and research with an interactive engagement with the policy world.

Özyeğin University is a private, non-profit Turkish institution of higher education located in Istanbul. The University is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching. The medium of instruction is English. The normal teaching load consists of two to three courses per semester. Salary and benefits are competitive. To ensure consideration, all materials should be received by Monday the 10th of Febuary 2014. All material should to be sent to the Office of the Dean (c/o Mrs. Ipek Kefeli) at Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of International Relations, Özyeğin University Çekmeköy Kampüsü Nişantepe Mah. Orman Sok. 34794 Çekmeköy – İSTANBUL TURKEY

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Prof. Gülnur Aybet at

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