Faculty Position in Gender Studies
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Gender Studies. Rank of appointment is open. Candidates must have completed their PhD by the time of the application in any of the following (or related) fields : Comparative Literature, Sociology, Political Science, Film and Media Studies, Anthropology.
We seek a scholar with a strong theoretical grounding in gender theory, and an active, interdisciplinary research agenda that crosscuts one or more of the following areas : biopolitics, sexuality and queer studies, critical race theory, literary theory, law and society, performance studies, religion, and science and technology studies.
The successful candidate should have an excellent publication record and demonstrate the ability to teach in an English language academic environment ; speak across disciplinary boundaries to more firmly anchor gender studies in emerging configurations of knowledge in the academy ; and have innovative research agendas that will inform the future of the field. Applicants are expected to teach in the Cultural Studies BA and MA programs as well as the new Gender and Women’s Studies PhD program planned to start in Fall 2016. They are also expected to contribute to the projects and activities of the Center of Excellence for Gender and Women’s Studies.
Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in one of Europe’s largest and oldest cities, Istanbul. The university is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary is competitive. Faculty members are provided with excellent support, including health insurance and housing facilities on campus if available or a housing stipend.
Applicants are asked to complete an online application form through the university website :