Full-time Faculty in Mechatronics Engineering
The Mechatronics Engineering Program at Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey is seeking a full-time faculty member at all levels in the diverse areas of mechatronics towards expanding our capabilities in electronic systems, mechanical systems, computing, and control. The faculty position will commence in the 2022-2023 academic year. Candidates in all relevant fields are welcome to apply. Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in embedded systems, real time systems, robotics, and data driven control. In particular, we encourage scholars with strong academic credentials and hands-on experience on modern tools and techniques.
The Mechatronics Engineering Program offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Our B.S. program has been accredited by MUDEK, part of the International Engineering Alliance - Washington Accord.
The candidate is expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels (expected load is 3 courses/year) and supervise student projects and graduate theses. Other responsibilities include curriculum assessment and development, and developing innovative practices in teaching.
The candidate is expected to develop a strong research agenda and supervise graduate students. It is also expected that the candidate will apply for grants to national and international agencies to support this research agenda.
The candidate is expected to actively work in the committees to help improve the academic and administrative processes of the faculty and the university.
- A Ph.D. in electrical/electronics or mechanical engineering, or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment;
- Potential or demonstrated excellence in research, as measured in the form of funded research projects (for senior applicants), and publications in high quality journals and conferences.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit (i) CV, (ii) a research statement, (iii) a teaching statement (in addition to the teaching philosophy, approach and experiences, the teaching statement should also include a list of all courses the candidate can offer at both graduate and undergraduate levels), (iv) at least two letters of reference using the online application form at https://sucrm.sabanciuniv.edu/academiccv/application.php?advertcode=ME-1-2021.
The evaluation of applications will start on December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
About Sabancı University
Established by Sabancı Foundation in 1994, Sabancı University provides a world class education to its students from undergraduate to doctorate levels. It is distinguished by its educational system which was unique in Turkey when Sabancı University started its educational activities in 1999. It offers freedom to all its students to choose their academic program within the first two years after they are enrolled in the university. Sabancı University has been the most entrepreneurial and innovative foundation university in the University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index produced by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of Turkey since 2012. It also ranks one of the top among the universities from Turkey in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. As a young university with twenty years of history, Sabancı University aspires to become an international reference point for innovation in education and research.
Sabancı University is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment in education and employment. The University respects all individuals without any discrimination of gender, religion, national and ethnic origin, race, color, physical disability, physical appearance, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, age, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational, admission and employment policies, and its scholarship and university-sponsored programs.