Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Calls for Applicants

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) invites applications at all ranks on a full-time basis in Business School, School of Engineering, Dept. of Cinema and Digital Media, Dept. of Public Relations and Advertising, Dept. of Architecture and Dept. of Industrial Design. IUE is an equal opportunity institution. The university has competitive salary and benefits package. We are willing to consider semester based long-term adjunct applications as well.
The open positions require:
• Teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels;
• Publishing in reputable international journals and conferences;
• Supervising projects and theses of graduate students;
• Contributing to development of academic programs; and
• Providing service to the University.

Applicants for assistant professor positions should possess research strengths in the area of specialization and should have the potential to contribute to the departments’ research capacity. Applicants for the Associate or Professor ranks should demonstrate a strong record of performance in research, teaching and/or professional achievements.

An ideal candidate should:
• hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) that is relevant to the applied discipline;
• have interest and experience in research that matches the intended department’s research;
• have published in international scientific journals indexed in Web of Science;
• have experience in acquiring and carrying out externally funded projects;
• be well connected to relevant academic partners as well as to stakeholders in society; and
• have excellent communicational skills and be a team player.

IUE Business School has an excellent reputation with its faculty, education quality and impact. IUE Business School has over 1500 students. The school offers the following bachelor degrees: Business Administration; Accounting and Auditing; Economics, International Trade and Finance, Logistics Management, and Political Science and International Relations. In addition, the Graduate School of Business offers the following programs: M.B.A; Executive MBA; and online-MBA; M.S. in Finance, and Ph.D. in Business Administration, and Ph.D. in Finance. It hosts a large number of international students through ERASMUS and other academic collaborations with universities abroad. The School nurture active involvement with the industry. For more information please visit http://isl.ieu.edu.tr/en
The School seeks applicants from the following areas:
• Accounting- financial, managerial, or auditing,
• International Trade,
• Finance - corporate and investment, and
• Management Information System. 

Faculty of Engineering (FENG) invites applications for all fields related to Mechatronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Alongside the above qualifications, industrial experience is a plus.
Faculty of Engineering provides outstanding undergraduate education (ABET equivalent MUDEK Accredited), engages in collaborative and multidisciplinary research, and offers graduate programs that appeal to students of diverse interests and backgrounds. For more information please refer to http://fecs.ieu.edu.tr/en

Department of Cinema and Digital Media is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position in Film Studies and Digital Film Making and Media Arts. Cinema and Digital Media Department is an undergraduate program that offers creative digital filmmaking and digital media arts education. The program is built around intensive studio courses that are designed to combine practical creative skills in digital filmmaking with theoretical knowledge of digital media and visual aesthetics through hands-on practice at all levels. You can find more information about the department and its curriculum at http://cdm.ieu.edu.tr/en

Candidates interested applying to Film Studies should have a background in film studies, history of cinema, film theory, documentary history and theory. Candidates interested in applying to Digital Film Making and Media Arts should have academic interests, practical skills, and teaching experience in the following areas:

- Interactive narrative/ Interactive documentary
- Innovative/transmedia storytelling using new narrative forms
- Digital filmmaking (camerawork, lighting, editing, and post-production)
- Documentary and narrative film directing and production

The position requires teaching theoretically informed creative skills as well as technical/practical skills in studio settings.

Department of Public Relations and Advertising invites applications for a full-time faculty position to teach in the following areas: integrated marketing communications, advertising, public relations, digital advertising, digital PR. The ideal candidate has expertise in more than one of these closely related areas. The department follows an integrated communication approach having international aspirations with young and dynamic members. The department also offers two graduate programs as Marketing Communication and Public Relations and Brand Communication. More information about the department and its current curriculum can be found at http://cdm.ieu.edu.tr/en

Department of Architecture invites applications for full-time faculty positions. Current enrolment in the degree programs comprises over 400 undergraduate and 25 graduate students pursuing the degrees of Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, Master of Advanced Architectural Design as well as Master and Ph.D. of Design Studies. For more information, please refer to http://mmr.fadf.ieu.edu.tr/en

The Department seeks applicants with concentrations in one of two areas of specialization:
• Construction Science and/or Structural Design for Architectural Practices (construction and materials, structural engineering, building assemblies).
• Computational Design Methods and Practices (representation, digital fabrication combined with architectural design practices)
Candidates with additional international professional and academic experience will have priority during the selection process.

Department of Industrial Design is currently seeking applicants at all titles. Applicants are expected to be enthusiastic designers and academics with an established knowledge of industrial design and broad expertise in design thinking where design theory takes place in various areas of design practice. An interest in current trends in professional practices and/or academic design applications is also essential. The applicants should have a relevant Master’s degree or equivalent, or preferably a Ph.D. with a track record of publication/exhibition. Considerable knowledge and teaching experience of digital 2D and 3D design representation skills are necessary. For more information, please visit http://ent.fadf.ieu.edu.tr/en or contact can.ozcan@ieu.edu.tr 

Izmir University of Economics is the first foundation university in the Aegean Region in 2001. From the beginning, IUE promoted a student-oriented, innovative, and entrepreneurial university approach, compatible with global trends in higher education. This approach was and continues to be, designed to prepare for the future. University’s research agenda includes high-quality academic research as well as industry-university joint projects. The university offers 34 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in  Faculty of Sciences and Arts, School of Engineering, Business School, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Communication, and Law School; and four graduate schools (Business, Social Sciences, Health Sciences and Sciences and Engineering). The medium of instruction is English with a compulsory second foreign language except in some programs. For more information please visit http://www.ieu.edu.tr/en

Izmir, located in the western part of Turkey is the country’s third most populous city and has the largest port after Istanbul. It lies on the coast of the Aegean Sea. The city centre has a population of approximately 4,050,000. Izmir is the metropolis of the Aegean coast and is prominent in terms of industry, trade, culture, health, education, tourism, and transportation. Consequently, the city plays a vital role in Turkey’s economy.

Once the ancient city of Smyrna, it is now a modern, developed and busy commercial centre, set around a huge bay and surrounded by mountains. Izmir is an attractive cosmopolitan city with lots of history and interesting places to visit within the city and its environs.
Review and screening of applications continue until a position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and links or copies of important publications and/or working papers or professional portfolio, if applicable prior teaching evaluations, and contact information of three references to Gokce Eyiel (gokce.eyiel@ieu.edu.tr ). For further questions please contact Gokce Eyiel as well.