Open Position II: Assistant Professor in Sociology / Social Theory, 1 June 2022

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

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