Faculty Position in Psychology
Bilkent University Department of Psychology

Open-Rank Positions at the Department of Psychology, 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). Accordingly, we seek applications from promising or established scholars in
all areas of psychology (social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology,
experimental psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience). Those with interdisciplinary
approaches to studying psychology, bridging different subfields, and those offering a social,
developmental, and/or clinical perspective are particularly encouraged to apply.

The language of instruction is English. The Department and the Interdisciplinary Graduate
Program in Neuroscience (neuro.bilkent.edu.tr) offer Master's and PhD 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 MR 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 also provides faculty members and their families
with free housing and access to private health insurance.

Qualifications and Responsibilities: Applicants should have a PhD 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
PhD, Master's, and senior thesis students.

Appointment: The full-time appointments will begin in September 2021 (negotiable). Salary will
be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit

1) a cover letter
2) CV
3) research statement
4) teaching statement
5) pdf copies of 3 representative publications; and
6) contact information for 3-5 professional references

Review of applications will commence on November 29, 2020 and continue until the positions
are filled. Applications can be submitted through the application portal:
https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/PSYC2020. For more information regarding the Psychology

Department and Bilkent University, please visit the following websites:


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