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Associate Professor of Mechatronics Engineering


Ref: (ME-HR-01-2023) 

Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey 

January 2nd, 2023 

Sabancı University, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, invites applicants for a full time associate professorship position. We seek a highly motivated scholar with good communication skills who is willing to work as part of a team. The fields of interest should preferably complement the research activities of the current group members and be suitable for initiating interdisciplinary research with other programs. The successful candidate must have a strong record and potential for top quality scholarly publications, as well as promise of outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 


PhD. Degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Related Fields 

Teaching experience both at the graduate and undergraduate level. 

Recognition in the field, as evidenced by, e.g. awards in teaching and/or research, invitations as plenary speaker to internationally renowned conferences. 

Research areas: Mechanics, computational mechanics, composite structures, mechanical testing and structural health monitoring. 

Publications: The candidate must demonstrate research excellence with articles published on the above topics in international journals indexed by the Web of Science. In particular, a minimum of 13 scientific publications in the Journal Citation Reports top two quartiles or having CWTS SNIP score of 1.0 or higher are required; at least 3 of these publications must have no direct connection to the PhD thesis research of the candidate. 

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. More information about University and the programs is available at

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. 

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University accepts academic resumes through a web-based applicant tracking system. Applicants are asked to complete an online application form through the University website (

Deadline for application submissions is January 14th, 2023.