Faculty Position at Isik University


The Department of Psychology at Isik University, Istanbul, Turkey welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology. We specifically seek individuals with the following qualifications:

  • PhD in Cognitive Psychology or a related field from a reputable university
  • High-quality publications in the field of Cognitive Psychology
  • Experience with teaching courses and supervising research projects at the BA and/or MA–level

The tasks of the successful applicant include conducting empirical research within an independent research group in the department, teaching and developing courses on themes relevant for Cognitive Psychology (in English and/or Turkish), mentoring undergraduate students, and acquiring external research funding [e.g., TUBITAK Reintegration Fellowships (2232), TUBITAK Young Investigator Grants (3501), TUBITAK Research Grants (1001/1002)].

The successful applicant will receive laboratory and office spaces, free access to the Department's common research infrastructure and will also be eligible for start-up funds from IŞIK UNIVERSITY. Accommodation on campus can be provided to eligible candidates.

Applicants should submit a cover letter that addresses (1) a CV, (2) a publication record, (3) a summary of research experience, (4) a research and teaching statement, and (5) full contact information for three references via e-mail to Prof. Gülden Güvenç (gulden@isikun.edu.tr). The deadline for applications is 30th May, 2016 and selected applicants may be invited to give a seminar in the period of 15th– 30th June, 2016. Final decision regarding the position is expected to be revealed by late July.

IŞIK UNIVERSITY is a foundation university in Turkey. For further information regarding IŞIK UNIVERSITY and the Department of Psychology, please visit www.isikun.edu.tr and https://www.isikun.edu.tr/en/academic/faculty-of-arts-and-sciences/departments-and-programs/psychology respectively.