Open Positions


The Department of Architecture is an academic unit of the College of Fine Arts and Design at Izmir University of Economics. Current enrolment in our degree programs comprises over 250 undergraduate and 25 graduate students pursuing the degrees of Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture (thesis), Master of Advanced Architectural Design (non-thesis) as well as Master and PhD of Design Studies. The language of instruction for all courses is English. For more information, please see:

The Department seeks applications and nominations of highly qualified individuals for the academic positions of:

Assistant or Associate or Full Professors in Architecture (Fulltime)

to teach design and core or elective courses starting in Fall and/or Spring Semester of 2016-2017 Academic Year. Teaching is at the undergraduate and graduate levels and includes lecturing, project monitoring and thesis advising. The (min. 12 course-hour) teaching load which makes 2 or 3 courses depending on the course content and hours could be a design studio, an undergraduate / graduate elective and must courses. The Department seeks applicants with concentrations in one of two areas of specialization:

A PhD degree (preferably earned outside of Turkey) in architecture or related disciplines is required.  Candidates must possess a record of nationally recognized research, theoretical explorations, in the form of publications (minimum 1 published paper in indexed journals (SSCI; AHCI, SCI indexes). Those candidates with additional international professional and academic experience will have priority during the selection process.

Lecturer in Architecture (Fulltime)

to teach design and core or elective courses in undergraduate level starting in Fall and/or Spring Semester of 2016-2017 Academic Year. The (18 course-hours) teaching load can include a design studio, core and/or one elective courses in the faculty member’s area of expertise. In particular, dynamic and innovative educators are sought with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Candidates must possess professional design experience and a record of nationally/internationally recognized built works. The accepted faculty is expected to be actively engaged in full-time work at the university.

A Master’s or higher degree is required and preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence and experience in Design Studio Teaching and Architectural Practice. A minimum of 1 year of international experience in design education and/or architectural practice is strongly preferred.

Application and Evaluation Process

Applicants to all positions should submit the following materials digitally including:

All application materials for above positions should be made as a single, PDF formatted file whose size does not exceed 5 MB and must be e-mailed to

Alternatively, candidates who are applying for the position of Assistant or Associate or Full Professor in Architecture may send just a CV in confidence, to Prof. Dr. Ender Yazgan Bulgun, Dean,, and Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, Vice Rector,

The Committee will begin screening applications on 15 March 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. The applicants will be informed after the evaluation process is completed.