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Faculty Position in Industrial Engineering Program at Sabanci University

  • 1.  Faculty Position in Industrial Engineering Program at Sabanci University

    Posted 10-22-2021 03:26

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
    is seeking a dynamic, innovative and qualified scholar for a full-time faculty position at all ranks to commence in the 2022-2023 academic year in Industrial Engineering program.

    Candidates with research interests in one or several of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Stochastic Optimization, Data Science and Data-Driven Optimization, Applied Optimization and Simulation in application domains such as health care services and systems, energy systems, green logistics, smart infrastructure and intelligent transportation.



    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, 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.


    • Possess an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or a related discipline;
    • Have a track record of excellence in research and teaching (Senior candidates should demonstrate an excellent research record);
    • Have ability to participate in multidisciplinary and/or transdisciplinary research teams addressing problems of high societal impact.

    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

    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.


    Tonguc Unluyurt
    Sabanci University