Koc University, Istanbul Department of Media and Visual Arts Koc University, Department of Media and Visual Arts, invites applications for full-time faculty positions of any rank (beginning September 2011). Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of employment. Areas of specialization are flexible, but candidates with applied and/or research experience in the following fields are especially encouraged to apply: · Communication/cultural studies · Film and video · Interaction design and visual communication design · Animation and gaming The Department of Media and Visual Arts at Koc University, founded in 2010, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes communications theory, management and visual arts production. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the department. He or she will be expected to teach two courses per semester and is expected to have an active research, publication and/or art production agenda. Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Koc University is a highly reputable private English-instruction university. The College of Social Sciences and Humanities, which houses the Department of Media and Visual Arts, also offers degrees in Psychology, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Archeology and History of Art, and English Language and Comparative Literature. Interested applicants should submit via e-mail the following, by January 30, 2011: · Cover letter · Curriculum vitae · Summary statement of teaching · Research statement OR artist statement and samples of creative work · Three letters of reference (signed hard copies also required) Ms. Zeynep Kotevoglu Media & Visual Arts Search Koç University Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer-Istanbul Turkey 34450 email:firstname.lastname@example.org.