Full-Time Faculty Position in Mechatronics Engineering
(Advert Reference Code: ME-1-2019)
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey invites applications for full-time Assistant or Associate Professor positions in the diverse areas of mechatronics towards expanding our capabilities in electronic systems, mechanical systems, computing, control and design. Candidates are sought with strong background/expertise in robotics, embedded systems, autonomous systems, machine learning and AI applied to dynamical systems. In particular, we encourage scholars with strong academic credentials and hands-on experience on modern tools and techniques.
As a small university, we are especially interested in candidates whose research complements existing research areas and who can help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects within the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabanci University. Potential or demonstrated excellence in research is expected, as measured in the form of publications in high quality journals and conferences.
The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels within the Mechatronics Program and Computer Science and Engineering program at Sabanci University (expected load is 3 courses/year). Responsibilities also include service to the department, faculty, and university in general, in the form of student mentoring and active participation in committees.
A Ph.D. in electrical/electronics or mechanical engineering, or a closely related field is required by January 1, 2020.
Sabanci University, a privately funded premier academic institution, started instruction in the 1999-2000 academic year in its new state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. The University offers 12 undergraduate programs and 23 graduate programs in three faculties (Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Management). The University aims at establishing a high standard of academic excellence and a research-oriented atmosphere both for its faculty and for its students, while nurturing productive relationships particularly with the industries in the region which constitute the industrial heartland of Turkey. The medium of instruction is English.
Sabanci University was ranked as the best University according to the "University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Index" compiled by the Turkish Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology in 2017, 2016 and 2015. It is also the first Turkish foundation university to be included in the top 200 (182nd place) of the Times Higher Education (THE) 2014 Rankings and is ranked 13th among the universities under 50 years old worldwide.
Applicants are invited to submit their application (CV, research and teaching statements, representative publications and two letters of references) at https://sucrm.sabanciuniv.edu/academiccv/application.php?advertcode=ME-1-2019 (Reference Code: ME-1-2019)
Evaluation of the applicants will begin on September 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but no later than the final deadline of March 1, 2020.