Department of Architecture

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: http://mmr.fadf.ieu.edu.tr/en

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 2019-2020 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:

  • Construction Science and/or Structural Design for Architectural Practices (construction and materials, structural engineering, building assemblies).
  • Computational Design Methods and Practices (representation, digital fabrication)

A Ph.D. 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 an undergraduate level starting in Fall and/or Spring Semester of 2019-2020 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:

  • Construction Science and/or Structural Design for Architectural Practices (construction and materials, structural engineering, building assemblies)
  • Computational Design Methods and Practices (representation, digital fabrication)

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:

  • A letter of interest that indicates your specific areas of expertise, a discussion of the specific courses listed in the department website that you are prepared to teach, and your longer-term plans for practice or research
  • A complete c.v.
  • Name and contact details for three references
  • Experienced practitioners should submit samples of their professional work and, for those with prior teaching experience, examples of students’ works
  • If applicable, a writing sample of approximately 10 pages excerpted from the candidate’s publications

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

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, ender.bulgun@ieu.edu.tr, and Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar, Rector, murat.askar@ieu.edu.tr

The Committee will begin screening applications on 23rd May 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. The applicants will be informed after the evaluation process is completed.




Izmir University of Economics
is an establishment of
izto logo
Izmir Chamber of Commerce Health and Education Foundation.
ieu logo

Sakarya Street No:156
35330 Balçova - İzmir / Turkey

kampus izmir

Follow Us

İEU © All rights reserved.