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Ibn Haldun University (IHU) is an endowment university in Istanbul, with the vision to stand out as a “research” university in social sciences. Graduate students constitute 75% of IHU’s student population. IHU houses numerous research and regional study centres as well as strategic studies centres. IHU is an international university in that one third of the students are admitted from abroad. In this capital city of the world, we would like to see IHU as a catalyst for academicians and students from all over the world.


Lecturers in Psychology

Professor, Associate or Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology and Psychometrics

The Department of Psychology in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Ibn Haldun University seeks full-time faculty members at Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Psychometrics. Specific areas of interest should be covered by the main body of related fields. The candidate must have demonstrated the potential for academic excellence in both teaching and research productivity.

Founded in 2015, Ibn Haldun University is among one of the best and promising social science universities with its prestigious and strong academic staff. It also stands at the top rank in terms of the rate of international students to all with 35 %. The Department of Psychology has been accepting students to undergraduate program and postgraduate program in clinical psychology since the beginning of the fall semester in 2017. It comprises an interdisciplinary faculty with expertise in the broad areas of psychiatry, clinical psychology, the psychology of religion, adolescence and child psychology and positive psychology. Our faculty members comprise psychiatrists and psychologists whose research interests differ.



  • Applicants must have a good first degree and a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related subject.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English and competent to teach in English.


  • To pursue research individually and collaboratively.
  • To publish in the world’s leading journals, seek research funding, and participate in research related activities in the Department.
  • To demonstrate research excellence in related areas.


  • To contribute to teaching across the range of the department’s programmes (undergraduate and graduate).
  • To supervise Masters and Ph.D. students in related research areas.
  • To advise undergraduate students.

How to Apply:

Applicants should send the following documents to [email protected]

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research and teaching statement
  • 2 letters of recommendation

To learn more about the Ibn Haldun University, please visit http://psy.ibnhaldun.edu.tr/en/

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Ibn Haldun University’s (IHU) motto is Intellectual Independence. Instruction started in the 2017-2018 academic year with 215 undergraduates, (150 from Turkey and 65 from abroad.) Over 250 graduate students are also enrolled in various IHU departments, plus another 100 from more than forty countries who have already been pursuing their studies in the Department of Civilization Studies under the Alliance of Civilizations Institute.

Currently, more than a hundred academics are lecturing across eleven departments in six schools. They provide instruction highlighting comparative methods across all disciplines. Additional emphasis is placed on embracing both Eastern and Western learning and scholarship.

IHU promotes a policy of trilingualism. The languages in question are English, Modern Turkish, and Arabic. For most schools and departments, English is the principal language of instruction, requiring at least a C1-level of fluency. In addition, all our students shall be graduating with at least B2-level Modern Turkish and Arabic. The School of Languages also offers a large selection of elective courses in French, German, Russian, Spanish, Malay or Mandarin. Depending on their performance, students have the chance to receive further, IHU – supported language training in the UK, the US, or in Malaysia.

IHU also offers a special Honors Program, as well as diverse extracurricular or club activities in art, sports or travel, which are administered by the Health, Culture and Sports Department (SKS) under the General Secretary’s office.

Our ambition is to raise successive generations capable of intercivilizational conversation, who can weave together the complex legacies of a competitive yet unified world.

Our Mission

Raising generations of young men and women in the spirit of Ibn Haldun, sharing his insatiable thirst for learning, pioneering a new understanding of humanity and civilization, and leading the way in building a new paradigm for the humanities and social sciences.

Our Vision 

Becoming a serious international research university in the humanities and social sciences through our open and vibrant academic atmosphere, and our intense, comparative, multi-dimensional education.

Our Values

  • Freedom;
  • Intellectual Independence;
  • Open Civilization;
  • Research;
  • Originality;
  • Self-cultivation;
  • Comparative Methods;
  • Tradition and Innovation;
  • A Human-Centered Approach.
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