The Department of Graphic Design invites applications at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) for permanent or visiting positions. We seek to hire research-based positions. The medium of education at Bilkent University is English. The Faculty emphasizes cross-disciplinary approach to scholarship, art, design, and teaching. Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, creative teaching, and service.


  1. An MFA in visual studies, media, graphic design related disciplines, or PhD. in interdisciplinary studies in art, design, philosophies related to art design, graphic design, or typography and design education, or closely related subjects.
  2. Research experience and publication record in media studies, design education, design and art philosophy, or design history and design theory.
  3. A solid portfolio (if applicable).
  4. Teaching experience.

Candidates are expected to teach a range of graphic design, studio courses, and media studies courses or lecture courses from the core department curriculum.

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. For more information about Bilkent University, please visit and Department of Graphic Design at

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