Faculty Position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution


Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Sabancı University (http://fass.sabanciuniv.edu/) invites applications for open-rank, full-time or visiting positions from outstanding scholars specialized in

  • conflict resolution/transformation (particularly in one or more of the following areas: peace psychology; scientific study of peace and conflict; dynamics of cooperation; approaches to peacemaking (negotiation, mediation, facilitation); theories of applied conflict resolution; processes and mechanisms for solving and transforming conflicts).
  • conflict resolution/transformation practices (particularly applicants whose research and teaching focus on conflict resolution skills, such as listening, reframing, negotiation and mediation).

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-impact research, undertake grant applications, supervise graduate students, engage in citizenship activities, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Applicants will be evaluated based on both past performance and future potential in these areas.

Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in Istanbul. The University is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The medium of instruction is English with a teaching load of two courses per semester. The University admits top-ranking students for its undergraduate programs through a centralized university entrance examination. Faculty members are provided with highly competitive salary and benefits including an annual personal research fund, health insurance, and housing on campus (or housing allowance).

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start in September 2020.

Interested applicants should submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) a research statement, (iii) a teaching statement and related documents regarding the applicant’s teaching experience and preferences, (iv) a CV, (v) two research papers, and (vi) three letters of reference using the online application form of the University at:


For further questions, please contact:

İnci Ceydeli, Faculty Administrative Manager, inci@sabanciuniv.edu