Job Announcement 1

Job description


Boğaziçi University Department of Sociology now invites applications for a full-time position (assistant professor) in demography to begin in Spring 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.


The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research in the field of demography and critically engage contemporary and future population problems and population policies. Applicants must specialize in advanced quantitative methods, statistics, and data analysis.


We seek a scholar who demonstrates a strong record of research at an international level along with an exciting vision and agenda for future research and a commitment to providing outstanding teaching to high-achieving graduate and undergraduate students who compete for top graduate programs in social sciences around the world.


Substantive areas of research are open. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester with optional summer teaching. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology or Demography in hand at the start date of the appointment.


The closing date for applications is Tuesday, April 1st 2018 and interviews are planned to be completed within a month. Electronic copies of the following documents are required: Curriculum vitae; research and teaching statements (not to exceed 4 single-spaced pages in total); three letters of recommendation; writing sample; sample syllabi if available. Documents must be in PDF format.


Electronic files must be received by the application deadline at For further inquiry please contact the same electronic address.


Institution description


Boğaziçi University is the premier higher education institution of Turkey. Established in 1863 as an American college and nationalized in 1971, it maintains English as the language of instruction. It is a research university committed to the liberal arts tradition at undergraduate level.


The Department of Sociology is a pioneering center of attraction on national and international levels, placing equal emphasis on teaching and original research. Regions of research include Turkey, Europe, the Middle East, the United States, and Central Asia. While the primary disciplinary foci of the department are sociology and anthropology, the interests of the faculty are often interdisciplinary.


The Department is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. It is also well known for its strong Master’s Program, which emphasizes empirical research and fieldwork in addition to intensive theoretical training and prepares successful candidates for the premier PhD programs around the world.