Faculty positions at the Department of Psychology at Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey (open until filled). 468 views

Faculty Positions

Department of Psychology

Ibn Haldun University




The Department of Psychology at Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul invites applications for a number of full-time faculty positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The University’s strategic plan includes a focussed expansion of the psychology department and we seek applications from promising or established scholars with research and teaching experience in several areas of psychology. These include Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Perception, and Social Psychology. The successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in their respective areas as well as general psychology courses.


Qualifications and Responsibilities: Applicants should hold a PhD in psychology or a related discipline and show evidence of (or the potential for) an excellent publication record (requirements vary with rank). A demonstrated ability (or the potential) to secure external research funding would be an advantage. Faculty members are expected to maintain productive research programs and become part of our expansion of PhD and Masters courses within the department. Successful applicants typically will teach 2 courses per semester (with no teaching requirement during summers), and supervise PhD, Masters, and senior thesis students. The language of instruction at Ibn Haldun University is English.


Appointments: Appointments will begin in September 2021 (negotiable). Salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Ibn Haldun University has recently moved to a substantial, spacious new campus on the outskirts of Istanbul and the Department is housed in new offices and new research laboratories on this site. Istanbul is Turkey’s ancient and cultural metropolitan centre with excellent transport facilities and daily direct flights to major cities Worldwide. The University is an endowment university with a clear vision and commitment to stand out nationally and internationally as a research university in social sciences. Graduate students constitute 75% of the student population, and the University is truly an international university with one third of students admitted from abroad. In this capital city of the world, we aim to see the University as a catalyst for academics and students from across the globe.


Application Procedure

Applicants should submit the following documents as pdf attachments to [email protected]:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Statement of research
  • Statement of teaching
  • Copies of no more than 3 representative publications
  • Contact information for 3 professional references


Applications should be submitted ONLY to [email protected]


Informal enquiries ONLY may be made to Prof Dr Tim Jordan, at [email protected]


Review of applications will commence May 3, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

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Ibn Haldun University’s (IHU) motto is Intellectual Independence. Instruction started in the 2017-2018 academic year with 215 undergraduates, (150 from Turkey and 65 from abroad.) Over 250 graduate students are also enrolled in various IHU departments, plus another 100 from more than forty countries who have already been pursuing their studies in the Department of Civilization Studies under the Alliance of Civilizations Institute.

Currently, more than a hundred academics are lecturing across eleven departments in six schools. They provide instruction highlighting comparative methods across all disciplines. Additional emphasis is placed on embracing both Eastern and Western learning and scholarship.

IHU promotes a policy of trilingualism. The languages in question are English, Modern Turkish, and Arabic. For most schools and departments, English is the principal language of instruction, requiring at least a C1-level of fluency. In addition, all our students shall be graduating with at least B2-level Modern Turkish and Arabic. The School of Languages also offers a large selection of elective courses in French, German, Russian, Spanish, Malay or Mandarin. Depending on their performance, students have the chance to receive further, IHU – supported language training in the UK, the US, or in Malaysia.

IHU also offers a special Honors Program, as well as diverse extracurricular or club activities in art, sports or travel, which are administered by the Health, Culture and Sports Department (SKS) under the General Secretary’s office.

Our ambition is to raise successive generations capable of intercivilizational conversation, who can weave together the complex legacies of a competitive yet unified world.

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Raising generations of young men and women in the spirit of Ibn Haldun, sharing his insatiable thirst for learning, pioneering a new understanding of humanity and civilization, and leading the way in building a new paradigm for the humanities and social sciences.

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Becoming a serious international research university in the humanities and social sciences through our open and vibrant academic atmosphere, and our intense, comparative, multi-dimensional education.

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