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Sabancı University, Full Time Faculty Position in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (Focus on Visual Communication Design)

Sabancı University, Full Time Faculty Position in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (Focus on Visual Communication Design) 

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Sabancı University invites applications for a full-time position to teach graduate and undergraduate-level studio design courses within its Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design program. 

The successful candidate is expected to possess the motivation to provide transformative teaching, contribute to the improvement of our course curriculum and student experience, and engage with the Department's research and knowledge exchange agendas. The candidate is expected to teach junior and senior graphic design studio courses including branding design, and UX & UI design related material. The candidate will be expected to plan and deliver high-quality teaching and learning; participating as an active member in the course and curriculum development of the program, and thus serving in faculty and/or university committees is also within the candidate's responsibilities. The candidate must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of current practical and theoretical trends in the Art & Design discipline. MFA and/or PhD degrees in Visual Communication Design or a related discipline is also required. 

Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in one of Europe’s largest and oldest cities, 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 facilities on its modern campus. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start in September 2024. 

The candidates should submit (i) a cover letter (ii) research statement (iii) teaching documents and a statement providing details on the applicant’s teaching experience and preferences, (iv) a CV, (v) at least two research papers, (vi) names and contact information of three references in the online application form of the university at: 

For further questions you can contact: 

Ayşe Ötenoğlu, Faculty Administrative Affairs Manager, 

Non-Discrimination Statement Sabancı University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and equal treatment in education and employment. The University respects all individuals without any discrimination in terms of gender, religion, national or ethnic origin, race, color, physical disability, physical appearance, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, age, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational, admissions, and employment policies, its scholarship, and its university-sponsored programs. 

For Sabancı University’s Gender Equality Action Plan, see