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Department of Graphic Design

The Department of Graphic Design of  Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Bilkent University invites applications at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) for permanent or visiting positions.

Qualifications for the candidates are:

  1. An MFA in visual studies, media, related disciplines, or an advanced degree 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. Ability to teach theoretical and/or studio-based courses.
  4. If a candidate is practice-based, a solid portfolio is required.
  5. Candidates are expected to teach a range of graphic design, studio courses, and media studies courses from the core department curriculum, or advanced lecture courses in one or more of the following areas:
  • Communication and design theory
  • Media and cultural criticism
  • Typography and Visual Communication
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Analysis of Artwork

Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, teaching, and service to the department and university.

The faculty at Bilkent University is comprised of academic staff from around 40 different countries. Most of them were from universities in North America and Europe. 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 www.bilkent.edu/bilkent/ and Department of Graphic Design at gra.bilkent.edu.tr/?lang=en

Applicants should submit a letter of application, describing the focus of current research and teaching activities, an updated CV, portfolio (for practice-based), and three letters of recommendation through the online application system. Additional materials may be requested at a later point.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the review will continue until the position is filled.

The documents can be e-mailed or sent by mail.

E-mail: gra@bilkent.edu.trfince@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/GRA2018