Open Position II: Assistant Professor in Sociology / Social Theory
The Department of Sociology at Boğaziçi University invites applications for Assistant
Professor Faculty Position in Social Theory to begin in Spring 2023 or Fall 2023.
The postholder must have a PhD in Sociology, Anthropology, or Cultural Studies at the
time of appointment. We are looking for someone with a documented publication record
commensurate to experience, a well-developed agenda for future research as well as
teaching experience in English and an interest in teaching, at least one required course
for our curriculum, such as Introduction to Sociology, Classical and Contemporary
Sociological Theory, and Research Methods. We especially encourage candidates who
have expertise in Sociological and Critical Theory and preferably research concentration
in one of the following substantive areas: Feminist and Intersectional Theory, Sociology
of Arts, and Media Studies.
We are an interdisciplinary department with diverse interests and methodologies. In
addition to sociology, our faculty members’ research interests lay in wide-ranging,
related disciplines such as anthropology, demography, history, political science and
economics.
Our department is strongly committed to equality and values diversity. Therefore, we
encourage and welcome applications from women, members of minority groups,
individuals with disability, and scholars at risk. Moreover, English is the language of
instruction at Boğaziçi University, and non-Turkish speaking candidates will equally be
considered.
Interested applicants should send the following documents to soc@boun.edu.tr
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Two Academic References
Candidates are asked to mention in their applications their preferred starting date.
Candidates without a PhD should include their expected date of graduation. All
application materials should be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be
considered.
All application materials should be sent by June 1st, 2022.
Please direct any inquiries to soc@boun.edu.tr
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