Multiple Tenure-track, tenured, and adjunct-faculty positions in Computer Science

Employer
TED University
Location
Turkey
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Engineering at TED University (TEDU), Ankara, Turkey invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position and multiple adjunct faculty positions starting September 2021. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment. Specifically, applicants with strong research expertise and background in any area of computer science or any relevant discipline will receive full consideration, including areas that are interdisciplinary.  

 

Ideal candidates for the assistant professor position should have a record of outstanding research in their early careers and a demonstrated ability to pursue and lead a research program. Candidates for higher rank positions must have an active and sustainable record of excellence in funded research, publications, and professional service as well as demonstrated leadership in collaborative or interdisciplinary research. Therefore, at TEDU, successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program, show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities, and contribute to teaching a variety of graduate and undergraduate computer science courses effectively.  Candidates will have a primary appointment within the Department of Software Engineering and courtesy appointments across the other departments can be considered.  At higher ranks, evident track record of research accomplishments, including successful research funding, is expected from the candidates. Due to the pandemic conditions, remote teaching by candidates may also be considered depending on the needs of the candidate. Applicants should specify in their cover letters if they are interested in the tenure-track, or adjunct faculty positions.

 

 

ABOUT TEDU: TED University (TEDU) is a young, dynamic university, located in the heart of Ankara, capitol city of Turkey. TEDU was established by the Turkish Education Association (TED) which is a leading non-governmental organization in educational field since 1928 in Turkey. With an emphasis on liberal arts education, TEDU transfers its century-old tradition and experience to higher education and aims to foster graduates, who are creative, critical-minded, self-confident, and well-rounded. So far, TED has provided educational initiatives and opportunities to more than 50 thousands of needy yet successful students on the basis of equal opportunity in education, and represented a successful school model in Turkey. TED University consists of five faculties: Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Economics and Administrative Sciences; Education and Engineering. English is the primary means of instruction. TEDU is a progressive academic institution offering an integrated approach to higher education and a high-quality student-focused educational experience. Through academically rigorous coursework, dynamic teaching, meaningful research, and a myriad of opportunities for students to engage locally and abroad it builds a diverse community of socially responsible, globally minded, lifelong learners.  Sitting at the heart of a vibrant culture rich city, Ankara, with history, arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. TEDU is surrounded by numerous local and international government agencies, organizations, and non-profits, technology, defense, and aerospace companies, and other higher education institutions in Ankara. Hence, TEDU offers ample opportunities for outreach, engagement, entrepreneurship, collaborations in the community.  Moreover, as a center for the performing arts, home to the State Opera and Ballet, Symphony Orchestra, and several national theater companies, capitol city Ankara provides high-quality living standards for its residents. More information about TEDU can be obtained at https://www.tedu.edu.tr/en/main/about-tedu  and https://www.tedu.edu.tr/en/main/ted.   

 

HOW TO APPLY:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to e-mail their applications to both jobs@tedu.edu.tr and muhf@tedu.edu.tr attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of references (with names and contact information for at least three references), and statements of research and teaching philosophies all as a single pdf file. The references will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 15, 2021. Reviews of the applications will continue until the position(s) are filled. TEDU Faculty of Engineering is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, dual-career couples, or candidates with disabilities.