Open Rank Position in International Relations 1382 views

Bilkent University’s Department of International Relations invites applicants for a tenure-track, open rank position in international relations commencing September 2021. The search is open with respect to subfield (e.g. foreign policy, international political economy, international security, conflict processes).

Candidates are expected to have rigorous methods training and promising research potential.  A strong publication record for senior appointments is required. Successful applicant will have a teaching load of two courses per semester, beginning with a reduced load in their first four years, maintain productive research programs, and supervise graduate students. Bilkent University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty; female scholars are encouraged to apply.

  • Candidates must submit 1) CV, 2) cover letter, 3) research statement, 4) teaching statement, 5) three letters of recommendation, and 6) a writing sample to [email protected]r by December 1st 2020. Applicants are expected to have completed a PhD in Political Science, International Relations or a related area by the beginning of the appointment.
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Bilkent University is an English-medium private research university located in Ankara, Turkey. It is the country’s first private, non-profit university, and is globally renowned as a research and teaching institution. The university offers on-campus housing, International Baccalaureate schooling options for dependents, a diverse intellectual environment, and a variety of other facilities and outstanding opportunities for its staff.

The Department of International Relations, which serves approximately 460 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students, fully embraces the university’s foundational objectives of providing high-quality education and high-impact research.

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Bilkent University was founded on October 20, 1984 by İhsan Doğramacı, through the joint resolution of İhsan Doğramacı Education Foundation, İhsan Doğramacı Science and Research Foundation and İhsan Doğramacı Health Foundation. The establishment of this private university was later approved by an act of Parliament. The aim was to create a center of excellence in higher education and research. The name “Bilkent”‘ exemplifies the founder’s aim, since it is an acronym of “bilim kenti” in Turkish for “city of science and knowledge.”

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