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Faculty Position in Design Faculty

Faculty of Design at ARUCAD in Northern Cyprus invites applications for an academic staff with Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Environmental Design and Industrial Design or relevant discipline from an accredited program.

Job Description

We are looking for:

  • An inspirational Assistant Professor Doctor to join our academic team
  • The vision and experience to deliver and continue to develop a high-quality student experience through practice based and research led teaching that maximizes the career potential of our graduates
  • An enthusiastic and experienced individual with a future-focused approach and a sound understanding of practices within the field.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the changing nature of the profession
  • The vision to contribute to shaping the curriculum to ensure students are prepared for their future careers as reflective practitioners
  • Educated to doctorate level in design discipline, or a closely related subject area with highly relevant industry experience
  • Experience of teaching in a Higher Education environment, an ability to innovate and develop new course content
  • Excellent team dynamics, inter-personal, administrative and organisational skills


The position requires to provide proof of PhD (or equivalent specialist degree) and a high level of English, both verbal and written. Non-native English speakers should have a valid TOEFL exam result of minimum 102, or PTE exam result of minimum 81, or KPDS/ÜDS/YDS/YÖKDİL exam result of minimum 85 as posted in the Turkish Higher Education Body Policies, unless they have completed their higher education in an English-speaking country. All communication regarding this position, written and verbal, including interviews will be in English.

Closing date for applications:  27th June 2024

For the initial stage of the application process all applicants should send a complete CV together with a covering letter (no more than 500 words) addressing the position and person criteria for this position by 17.00 on the closing date for applications. The contact name, position and contact details should be given for TWO relevant referees, one of whom must be your current or immediate former employer. References will be taken up following your interview and any subsequent job offer will be subject to satisfactory references.

About ARUCADFounded in North Cyprus in 2017, the Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design (ARUCAD) is a non-profit foundation university focused on Arts, Design, Communication, Music and Performing Arts. ‘Learning whilst producing, producing whilst learning’ is an ethos that underpins all our teaching, student experience, critical thinking, research and practice. During their time at our university, our students will develop their creativity through programmes that follow an interdisciplinary approach to communication skills, traditional art and an interdisciplinary approach to current modern art. The university comprises four Faculties; the Faculties of Arts, Design, Communication and Music and Performing Arts.

ARUCAD provides a multi-cultural international learning environment with students from fifty two countries. The University, aims to develop the creative potential of its students so that they are equipped with the skills required in the international field. An ARUCAD degree, accredited and overseen by the Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK), is internationally recognised.

Contact Information:

For informal discussions and further details for the above post please contact: [email protected]