Open Position I: Assistant Professor in Sociology / Demography, 1 June 2022

The Department of Sociology at Boğaziçi University invites applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty Position in the field of Demography to begin in Spring 2023 or Fall 2023.

The postholder must have a PhD in Sociology or Demography at the time of appointment. We are looking for someone with a strong foundation in quantitative methods and social analysis, a documented publication record commensurate to experience, and a well-developed agenda for future research as well as teaching experience in English. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a methodological specialization in survey or demographic methods as well as an expertise in at least one of the following substantive areas: migration and mobility; medical sociology, and family demography.

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