Assistant Professor of Education

The Graduate School of Education at Bilkent University invites applications for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of September 2, 2019. This is a full-time position with multi-year renewal contingent on successful review.

Applicant must have an earned doctorate in Education, Curriculum†Studies, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have publication record in reputable journals, and pre-service teacher education experience.

Responsibilities†include teaching graduate level courses, supervising graduate students, and maintaining active scholarly work in the field.

Salary†is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Benefits include rent-free furnished housing on campus, air-fare, pension, comprehensive health coverage including private, and reduced tuition fee for faculty members’ dependent children enrolled in Bilkent International†School (K-12), which provides rigorous international programs (http://blisankara.org)

How to apply:†Interested candidates should submit their CV together with a cover letter, including research interests, and contact information for three academic referees†to the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof. Dr. Mefharet Kocatepe (fedu@bilkent.edu.tr) by Feb 1, 2019. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Additional information:

Founded in 1984, Bilkent University is a non-profit English-medium foundation university, located on a beautiful campus near Ankara, thecapital of Turkey and the cradle of civilizations. The Quacquarelli Symonds world university rankings report for 2017-18 lists Bilkent University as Turkey's highest ranked university. Bilkent is a vibrant international community with 800 faculty members, one-forth coming from 34 countries. There are 13,000 students, and the university has student exchange program agreements with 293 universities around the world. The 65% of the student body is on scholarship. Bilkent University’s Symphony Orchestra performs about 30 concerts every year, inviting internationally renowned artists. Bilkent University boasts a beautiful campus, conveniently located about 8 km from the city center of Ankara, in a serene and pleasant neighborhood. For more information:†http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/university-facts/

Bilkent Graduate School of Education opened in 2000 with a teacher education program offering a master's degree, dedicated to producing well qualified high school teachers in five subject areas: biology, English, mathematics, Turkish language and literature, and physics. Since then we have graduated over four hundred teachers. The program offers an MA degree in Curriculum Instruction, a teaching certificate recognized locally, and a Teaching-Learning certificate recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization.† A major strength of the program is various internships opportunities which also cross borders. For more information:†http://teached.bilkent.edu.tr

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