Faculty Position in Conflict Resolution

Published on 26.03.2014 22:08



The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, invites applications from early or mid-career level scholars for a faculty position in Conflict Resolution.

A PhD in conflict resolution or in a related discipline (Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Management, Communication) is required. Research excellence and teaching performance are important criteria for selection. Having a specialization in one or more of the following areas is preferred: peace psychology; scientific study of peace and conflict; dynamics of cooperation; approaches to peacemaking; theories of applied conflict resolution; processes and mechanisms for solving and transforming conflicts.

Sabancı University encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research by specialists in all areas. The prospective faculty member is expected to work closely with other specialists in the social sciences. Duties for the position include teaching two courses per semester at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels and conducting publishable research.

Sabancı University, a private, innovative academic institution, offers excellent facilities at a modern campus located in Istanbul, Turkey. The University admits top-ranking students to its programs. The medium of instruction is English. It provides faculty members with excellent support, including housing on campus or a housing stipend. 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 Studies (BA), Turkish Studies (MA) and Visual Arts and Communication Design (BA, MA). Please refer to  for more information.

Applicants need to include a resume, brief statement of research and teaching goals, and three  letters of recommendation to:

Professor Mehmet Bac

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,

Sabancı University,

Orhanlı, Tuzla

Istanbul, Turkey, 34956.