Koc University, Department of Media and Visual Arts, invites applications for full-time faculty positions of any rank (beginning September 2012). Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of employment. Areas of specialization are open, but candidates with applied and/or research experience in film, video, animation, and/or game design are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Media and Visual Arts at Koc University, founded in 2010, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes communications theory, media/arts management, and production. 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. More information about Koc University is available at www.ku.edu.tr. More information about the Department of Media and Visual Arts is available from mava.ku.edu.tr.
Interested applicants should fill out the online application cover form and submit application documents electronically in pdf format to the e-mail address below, by November 30, 2011:
• Research statement OR artist statement and samples of creative work
• Three letters of reference (The referees should directly e-mail a signed PDF copy of the reference letter to the e-mail address below. The referee should insert the following in the e-mail subject line: “Reference for <Applicant Name>, <Applicant Last Name>”)