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Faculty Positions in Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

The Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design invite applications for appointment at the ranks of Assistant Professors for Fall 2016-17. We seek to hire research-based positions. The medium of education at Bilkent University is English. The Faculty emphasizes cross-disciplinary approach to scholarship, design, and teaching. Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, creative teaching, and service.


  1. Ph.D. degree in related fields (architecture, interior design/architecture)
  2. Strong research experience and publication record; publications in refereed/indexed international journals
  3. Strong portfolio (if applicable)
  4. Teaching experience and capability to teach in one of the following areas:

o Building construction
o Materials
o Computer applications, digital design and computation,
o Human factors

Candidates are also expected to be able to teach design studio courses.

The faculty at Bilkent University is comprised of an academic staff from around 40 different countries. Most of them were working in prominent universities in North America and Europe when they received offers from Bilkent University. According to ISI Citation Indexes, Bilkent ranks high in Turkey and internationally in number of published papers per faculty member. Bilkent University ranks 28th in Times Higher Education’s 100 Under 50 list of the world’s best young universities. For more information about Bilkent University, please visit http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/; and Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at www.iaed.bilkent.edu.tr.

To apply, please provide the following documents by December 15th, 2015:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Detailed CV
  3. Electronic copies of selected publications (these can be sent as attachments to the e-mail)
  4. Names and contact information (e-mail, telephone, mailing address) of three references
  5. Selected design projects or student work (if applicable)

The documents can be e-mailed or sent by mail to Prof. Ayhan Altintas, Dean

E-mail: ayhan.altintas@bilkent.edu.tr

Bilkent University
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
06800 Ankara – TURKEY


Alternatively you may apply online through https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/IAEDS2015