Faculty Position in Art History / Visual Studies

Full-Time Faculty Position in Art History/Visual Studies at The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University (Istanbul, Turkey)

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, invites applications from scholars in early or mid-career, holding a PhD in Art History and compatible field.

Applicants to the Art History position should have a strong grounding in theories of different periods of art history and visuality, an interdisciplinary perspective on the aesthetics and cultural contexts of visual texts, a strong research performance or potential, and teaching experience. Present and pressing need is more related with the history of art from the beginning to the end of the 18th century. Recent and controversial debates and approaches to art history should be within the field of interest of the candidates. They must be able to teach general introductory courses on Art History as well as more specialized upper level courses. 

Applicants are asked to complete an online application form through the university website (http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/eng/?aday_calisanlar/akademik_is_basvurulari.html).  Additionally, a curriculum vitae, a clear statement of current and planned research and teaching activities, and the names of at least three references should be sent via email to:

Mehmet Baç,

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,

Orhanli, Tuzla, Istanbul,

34956, Turkey.


Sabanci University, a private, innovative academic institution, offers excellent facilities at a modern campus located in Istanbul. The university admits top-ranking students for its undergraduate programs through a centralized university entrance examination. It provides faculty members excellent support, including housing on campus or a housing stipend.  All Information Canter support will be provided to the recruited faculty. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has degree programs in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (MA), Cultural Studies (BA, MA),Economics (BA, MA, PhD), European Studies (MA),History (MA, PhD),Management (BA) Political Science (MA, PhD), Social and Political Sciences (BA), Visual Arts & Communication Design (BA, MA). In that context candidates might be recruited significantly to a specific program but they will be serving to all related programs. Please refer to http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/ssbf/eng/ for more information.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.




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