Assistant Professor in Philosophy

Bilkent University - Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy wishes to appoint an Assistant Professor, commencing September 2018. AOS and AOC are open. Applicants should hold a PhD in philosophy at the time of appointment.

The Department’s philosophical orientation is analytical, broadly understood. Current members of the department work and publish in all major areas of contemporary analytic philosophy, as well as in the history of philosophy. The Department currently has eight full-time members, of which six are international faculty. The Department currently has B.A. and M.A. programs. It is anticipated that a doctoral program will begin in the near future.

Bilkent University, located in suburban Ankara, is a non-profit foundation university supported by its own endowment. Research is a priority at Bilkent University, and the university supports research through travel grants to conferences. Women are encouraged to apply. Bilkent seeks to accommodate dual career couples. Bilkent is a vibrant international community. Its faculty members come from 40 different countries, and the language of instruction across the university is English. The university offers a generous benefits package including on-campus housing, health insurance, and subsidized private school for faculty members’ dependents in the K-12 levels leading to an IB degree.

Further information about the department and the university can be found at Inquiries may be directed to the department chair, Simon Wigley, at

You will need to apply online using the university’s online application system (at Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017, 17:00 local time (GMT + 2).

Applicants must upload a (i) cover letter, (ii) CV, (iii) research statement, (iv) teaching statement, and (v) writing sample. In addition, candidates are required to provide contact details for three referees.

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