Multiple Tenure-track, tenured, and adjunct-faculty positions in Computer Science


  • Professional
  • Ankara, TURKEY
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: March 20, 2021

TED University
Faculty of Engineering

Multiple Tenure-track, tenured, and adjunct-faculty positions in Computer Science

The Faculty of Engineering at TED University (TEDU), Ankara, Turkey invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position and multiple adjunct faculty positions starting September 2021. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment. Specifically, applicants with strong research expertise and background in any area of computer science or any relevant discipline will receive full consideration.

Ideal candidates for the assistant professor position should have a record of outstanding research in their early careers and a demonstrated ability to pursue and lead a research program. At higher ranks, track record of research accomplishments with successful research funding, publications, and demonstrated leadership, is expected from the candidates. All successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program, show excellence and leadership in scholarly activities, and contribute to teaching a variety of graduate and undergraduate computer science courses effectively.  Candidates will have a primary appointment within the Department of Software Engineering and courtesy appointments across the other departments can be considered.  Due to the pandemic conditions, remote teaching by candidates may also be considered depending on the needs. Applicants should specify in their cover letters if they are interested in the tenure-track, or adjunct faculty positions.

TEDU is a young, dynamic university, located in the heart of Ankara, capitol city of Turkey. TEDU was established by the Turkish Education Association (TED) which is a leading non-governmental organization in educational field since 1928 in Turkey. With an emphasis on liberal arts education, TEDU transfers its century-old tradition and experience to higher education and aims to foster graduates, who are creative, critical-minded, self-confident, and well-rounded. So far, TED has provided educational initiatives and opportunities to more than 50 thousands of needy yet successful students on the basis of equal opportunity in education, and represented a successful school model in Turkey. Through academically rigorous coursework, dynamic teaching, impactful research, and a myriad of opportunities for students to engage locally and abroad, it builds a diverse community of socially responsible, globally minded, lifelong learners.  Sitting at the heart of a vibrant culture-rich city, Ankara, with history, arts, technology, and entrepreneurship, TEDU is surrounded by numerous local and international government agencies, organizations, and non-profits, technology and defense companies in Ankara. Hence, TEDU offers ample opportunities for outreach, engagement, entrepreneurship, collaborations in the community.  Moreover, as a center for the performing arts, home to the State Opera and Ballet, Symphony Orchestra, and several national theater companies, capitol city Ankara provides high-quality living standards. More information about TEDU is at https://www.tedu.edu.tr/en/main/about-tedu.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to e-mail their applications to both jobs@tedu.edu.tr and muhf@tedu.edu.tr attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of references (with names and contact information for at least three references), and statements of research and teaching philosophies all as a single pdf file. The references will be contacted as determined by the search committee.

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 15, 2021. Reviews of the applications will continue until the position(s) are filled.

TEDU is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, dual-career couples, or candidates with disabilities.