The Department of Architecture at Bilkent University invites applications for a full-time appointment at the rank of all levels (Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor) starting Fall 2020-2021. We seek to hire both research and practice-based positions. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review will continue until the positions are filled.  

Bilkent University is an equal opportunity employer with an international body of faculty and students. The medium of education is English. The faculty is comprised of 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 and Department of Architecture, please visit and

Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, creative teaching, and service. Benefits include a comprehensive health insurance and on-campus housing. Candidates are expected to teach a lecture course in one of the following areas in addition to an architectural design studio: 

Qualifications for research-based positions:

  1. Ph.D. degree in architecture or kindred subjects
  2. Strong research experience and publication record in indexed journals.

Qualifications for practice-based positions:

  1. Ph.D. degree in architecture is preferred, but not a must
  2. Strong portfolio
  3. International publications


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