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The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Özyeğin University, Istanbul, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Sociology to start Spring or Fall 2021. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in sociology or related disciplines at the time of employment. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda, a record of international peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The areas of specialization are flexible, but qualitative research experience on Turkey is an advantage.

We are an interdisciplinary department responsible for contributing to the education of undergraduates from all majors by offering introductory courses and electives. The person filling this position will teach introductory courses in Sociology and one elective Sociology course per year. The normal teaching load consists of four courses per academic year (2/2).

Özyeğin University is a private, non-profit research university located in scenic Istanbul, Turkey. Established in 2008, Özyeğin has quickly become nationally recognized as one of the leading universities in Turkey, dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching. The medium of instruction is English. Our student selection process is stringent; almost all of our students receive at least some form of scholarship or financial aid.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, and two references to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences (c/o Ms. Gül Harrison at The deadline for applications is December 10, 2020. (At a later point, additional documents may be requested from candidates.),i7627.html



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