Full-Time Faculty Position Opening in Materials Science and Nano-Engineering (MAT-1-2017)

Full-Time Faculty Position Opening in Materials Science and Nano-Engineering (MAT-1-2017)

Full-Time Faculty Position Opening

in Materials Science and Nano-Engineering (MAT-1-2017)

Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey

The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS) at Sabanci University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the field of Nanomaterials Engineering. Preferred academic rank is at Assistant Professor level, but applicants at Associate Professor level will also be considered. The prospective faculty member would have an established interdisciplinary track record in designing, developing, and integrating 1-D, 2-D and 3-D nanomaterials into nanocomposites and hybrid systems/assemblies for evolving technologies such as biotechnology, energy and advanced manufacturing, using innovative materials design techniques, top-down and bottom-up fabrication methods, advanced materials characterization tools, experimental and computational nano-mechanics, and potential for technological validation. The faculty member will have a demonstrated publication record in top-ranked journals in nanotechnology and other relevant fields, and/or a patent portfolio. Experience in industrial collaboration would be beneficial.  Proven expertise in at least one cutting-edge atomic/nanoscale characterization tool is highly desired.

Successful candidates will be expected to (1) develop externally-funded high-impact research programs, (2) contribute to the ongoing studies with the available cutting-edge research infrastructure at associated Centers of Excellence—Nanotechnology Research and Applications (SUNUM), Surfaces and Interfaces (EFSUN), Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research and Application (IMC/TUMER) and Composite Technologies (CTCE/KTMM), (3) develop/teach nanoengineering oriented courses both at undergraduate and graduate levels, (4) take active part in enhancing relevant modules of the first-year university courses, Science of Nature I and II (NS101/102), (5) contribute with service to the university and the academic community. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a related discipline and have a proven research record.

Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching plans, and at least three professional references, including addresses, e-mails and telephone numbers.

Sabanci University, a privately funded premier academic institution. Students began enrolling in the 1999-2000 academic year in its new state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. The University offers 13 undergraduate programs and 34 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. Detailed information about Sabanci University is available at the web site: http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/en

Applicants are invited to submit their application package (for Reference Code: MAT-1-2017) at

For full consideration, applications should be received until August 31, 2017. The positions have a start date of 1 February 2018.