Faculty Position in Gender Studies and Migration Studies

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Faculty Position in Gender Studies and Migration Studies


The Department of International Relations and the Department of Sociology at Koç University would like to invite applicants for two full time faculty positions starting in September 2015. With the possibility of joint appointment in both departments, one of these positions is allocated for candidates specializing in Gender Studies and the other position is allocated for candidates specializing in Migration Studies. The University hosts a number of acclaimed research centers, including Migration Research Center (MiReKoç) and Center for Gender Studies (KOÇKAM). Interested candidates would be expected to contribute according to their area of expertise. Candidates from all ranks are encouraged to apply. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose research agenda is interdisciplinary. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Koç University is a private, nonprofit institution located in Istanbul, Turkey.  The University is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching.  The medium of instruction is English.  Admission to the university is extremely selective. Normal teaching load consists of four courses per year or five contact hours per week. Both departments have programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. You can find information about the university at the following website:

 All candidates should have a Ph.D. in social sciences prior to the time of appointment in September 2015, a record of demonstrated research accomplishments, and reputation commensurate with rank.

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2015. Interested persons should send the following in a single electronic pdf file

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. Relevant sample work
  4. Summary statement of research and teaching.

And make necessary arrangements for

  1. Three letters of reference to be e-mailed to

Office of the Dean

(c/o Mrs. Vildan Ertuğrul)


Phone:    (90-212) 338-1330


College of Administrative Sciences and Economics

Koc University

Rumeli Feneri Yolu, Sariyer 34450

Istanbul, TURKEY