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Full-Time Faculty in Physics (PHYS-1-2022)

Physics Program at Sabancı University, İstanbul, Turkey invites applications for a full-time faculty position at all ranks in the area of Condensed Matter Theory and Quantum Technologies to commence in the 2022-2023 academic year. 

The Physics Program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology. The Physics Program at Sabancı University has been ranked among the top physics programs in Turkey by THE ranking system. Detailed information about the Physics Program can be found at 



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 will be expected to establish and execute an independent research program at Sabancı University, as well as attract external funding at both national and international levels. The candidate will have a primary affiliation with the Physics Program and will be encouraged to conduct collaborative research with other programs in FENS as well. 


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 a Ph.D. in Physics. 

Strong research background as demonstrated by a publication record in relevant high quality journals. 

For candidates at the Assistant Professor level, post-doctoral research experience is required.

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) three letters of reference using the online application form at

The evaluation of applications will start on December 1, 2022 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.