Faculty Positions

Bilkent University Department of Mathematics invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks, including visiting positions. A Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field and an excellent research record commensurate with the rank are required. Current research interests in the department include algebra, algebraic geometry, algebraic topology, analysis, applied mathematics, differential equations, differential geometry, dynamical systems, financial mathematics, mathematical physics, and number theory. However, strong applicants from all areas of pure and applied mathematics will be considered. Detailed information about the department can be found at math.bilkent.edu.tr

Bilkent is a private non-profit university located outside of Ankara, the capital of Turkey, with a beautiful campus and an international faculty. The language of teaching is English. The academic year consists of two semesters and the usual course load is two courses per semester. The university offers a competitive salary, private health insurance, and fully furnished free on-campus lodging. Additional benefits such as K-12 education subsidy at Bilkent’s International School may also be available for qualified applicants.

Bilkent University is among the top elite universities of Turkey and the surrounding region. According to QS University Rankings, Bilkent is among the top 100 universities worldwide under 50 years of age, and ranks 12th among the Emerging Europe and Central Asia universities. Bilkent is also ranked 37th among the BRICS and Emerging Economies universities by Times Higher Education. Further information can be obtained from Bilkent University web pages.

Applications can be submitted any time; however, those received by May 1 for the Fall Semester and by September 1 for the Spring Semester will be considered with priority.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Sinan Sertöz by telephone (+90 312 290-1490) or e-mail.

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Department of Mathematics
Bilkent University
06800 Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 (312) 290-1586 / 266-4377
Fax: +90 (312) 266-4579