Open Positions

Department of Business Administration is seeking colleagues at the Assistant Professor level (rank is negotiable contingent on experience and research evidence) for Fall, 2015, in the areas of Accounting, Marketing,Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship, Management Science, Strategy, Organizational Issues and International Business.

The Department wishes to attract a candidate who has an earned doctorate in the aforementioned fields or from a relevant discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in original, high caliber research in the designated fields and demonstrate recent publications in refereed scholarly journals which are indexed in SSCI. Aligned with the Department’s commitment to excellence in business education and teaching for years, a proven record of teaching excellence is required. The typical full teaching load is 6 credit hours per semester.  Extra payment in addition to a base salary is possible, if there is an interest in teaching at EMBA and SUNY programs. Money awards for publications in high quality journals are given to faculty. Participation in at least two international conferences per year are supported and the university provides other research grants. Performance assessment is based predominantly on research and teaching activities.

METU Department of Business Administration ( has an undergraduate program in Business Administration, a joint undergraduate program with SUNY Binghamton, full-time MBA, an Executive MBA, and Ph.D. programs in Finance and Quantitative Decision Methods. Most of the faculty completed their doctorates from leading research universities in USA and Europe and is research active.

METU ( is a state university, one of Turkey's most competitive universities with more than 21,000 students. Each year, among the students taking the National University Entrance Examination, over 1/3rd of the 1,000 applicants with the highest scores attend METU. The language of instruction at METU is English at all levels.  In 2014, METU ranked 85th in Times Higher Education’s (THE) “World University Rankings 2014-2015,” also ranking 3rd  in the same institution’s “BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015” ahead of leading Turkish universities.

METU has already been the first and only university in the top 100 list of World Reputation Rankings in 2012, 2013 and 2014.  It was ranked first in the “Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2013” among national universities. METU Teknokent is the first and the largest techno park in Turkey and provides resources and opportunities for research.

Accommodation within the beautiful Middle East Technical University (METU) campus is provided as well.  Located in Turkish capital of Ankara, METU Campus offers a high quality living environment for academic staff and their families, who are provided with housing, education, sports, cultural and other recreational facilities.  

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three confidential references to:

Professor Nazlı Wasti Pamuksuz
Head of Search Committee
Department of Business Administration
Middle East Technical University
Dumlupınar Bulvari 06800
Ankara, Turkey
or via e-mail:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.