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From: *Jedediah Allen* <jedediahwpallen@gmail.com>
Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Developmental Psychology Position at Bilkent University
To: "cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org" <cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org>

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to draw your attention to a faculty position in developmental
psychology at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. The position is
described below.

Thank you,

*Bilkent University, Department of Psychology*

Bilkent University invites faculty applications (rank open) in the
Department of Psychology. The university’s strategic plan includes an
expansion of the psychology department. Accordingly, we seek applications
from promising or established scholars who study cognitive development,
social-cognitive development, developmental cognitive science or
developmental neuroscience.

Bilkent was recently ranked #31 in the world by the Times Higher Education
among universities under 50 years. For 5 consecutive years, every entering
Psychology major has scored in the top 5% or higher on the national
university entrance exam. The language of instruction is English. The
Department and the new Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience
offer Master’s and PhD programs. The Department has newly renovated
research laboratories, as well as access to the university’s
state-of-the-art facilities, which include the National Magnetic Resonance
Research Center (UMRAM), the National Nanotechnology Center (UNAM), and an
animal research center.

Bilkent is located in Ankara, Turkey’s metropolitan capital with daily
direct flights to Istanbul and other major European cities. Bilkent
University also provides faculty members and their families with free
housing and access to private health insurance.

*Qualifications and Responsibilities*

Applicants should have a PhD in psychology or related discipline, and
should have an excellent publication record (requirements vary with rank).
A demonstrated ability or the potential to secure external research funding
will be a strong advantage. Faculty members are expected to maintain
productive research programs. Successful applicants will teach 2 courses
per semester (no teaching requirement during summer), and supervise PhD,
Master’s, and senior thesis students.


This full-time appointment will begin in September 2015. Salary will be
internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and

*Application Procedure*

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter; 2) CV; 3) research statement;
4) teaching statement; and 5) contact information for 3 professional
references to Associate Professor Michelle Adams, Chair of the Search
Committee, at michelle@bilkent.edu.tr
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','michelle@bilkent.edu.tr');>.  Review of
applications will commence on November 1, 2014 and continue until the
position is filled.

For more information regarding the Psychology Department and Bilkent
University, please visit the following websites:

psy.bilkent.edu.tr/ <http://www.psy.bilkent.edu.tr/>



bilkent.edu.tr/ <http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/>

It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.