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Faculty Position in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus
Middle East Technical University (METU) is one of Turkey’s most prestigious state universities which enjoy a world-wide reputation. METU is ranked 85th in the top 400 world universities by the Times Higher Education in its 2014-15 World Universities Ranking. Since its establishment in Ankara in 1956, the university had over the years trained thousands of international students in addition to its one hundred thousand national alumni. In 2005 METU has established a new campus in Northern Cyprus under the name Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (METU NCC) with a more focused international mission METU Northern Cyprus Campus is attached to the main campus in Ankara in all academic and administrative affairs. All degree programs of METU NCC are approved by the METU Senate, and provide the same quality standards of the main campus in Ankara. The METU NCC academic staff are recruited and promoted in accordance to the same criteria set forth by METU Senate and Administrative Board. The graduates of METU NCC are entitled to receive the internationally recognized METU diploma undersigned by the METU Rector in Ankara. The medium of instruction at METU is English and US credit-hour system is employed. Duration of undergraduate study is four academic years (eight semesters) for all degree programs. Academic Year consists of two regular semesters and an optional Summer Session. Fall semester begins in mid-September and ends in late January, whereas Spring semesters extend from February to mid-June. METU NCC campus is located approximately 50 km west of Lefkosa (Nicosia), and is built on a magnificent hill with an area of 339 hectares (137 acres) commanding a beautiful view of the Mountain range to the south, the Mediterranean Sea to the west and a lovely valley filled with ancient olive trees to the north. In addition to its state-of-the-art education and lab facilities, METU NCC offers all the amenities of high-tech information services, such as digital library, widespread access to computing, high-speed internet and cable TV. Indoor and outdoor sports facilities, the Cultural and Convention Center, cafeteria, and shopping area provide a pleasing range of social, cultural and sports facilities to the staff and students.

The Civil Engineering Program at the Middle East Technical University (METU) – Northern Cyprus Campus (NCC) invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Professor starting February 1, 2016 and September 15, 2016. The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and develop high quality research. The successful applicant must have earned a Ph.D. degree in the area of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, and construction management from a reputable institution and should have an excellent command of English. METU-NCC provides competitive salary packages and subsidized on-campus accommodation.
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