Full-Time Faculty Position at Sabanci University

Full-Time Faculty Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (Advert Reference Code: PHYS-1-2017) at Sabancı University

The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS) at Sabancı University, İstanbul, Turkey invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the area of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The ideal candidate for this position should hold a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics or a closely related field and have a strong research background in experimental condensed matter physics as demonstrated by a publication record in relevant high-quality journals. We welcome applications from candidates at all ranks. For candidates at the Assistant Professor level, post-doctoral research experience is required. Sabancı University offers an internationally competitive salary and benefits package.

The faculty member 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 new faculty member will have a primary affiliation with the Physics program and will be encouraged to conduct collaborate ve research with other programs in FENS as well. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to benefit from the state-of-the-art infrastructure of the recently established Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM).

The responsibilities of the new faculty member include teaching undergraduate and graduate level physics courses, supervision and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students as well as service on committees.

Sabancı University is a privately funded premier academic institution, which was founded in 1999. Its modern campus is located in suburban İstanbul. 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 medium of instruction is English. The University aims to establish a high standard of academic excellence and a research-oriented atmosphere for its international faculty and students while nurturing productive relationships with the industry.

Sabancı University ranked 182nd in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015 and 15th in THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015. It also ranked first among all universities in Turkey in the 2015 University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index of the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology.

Detailed information about the Physics Program at Sabancı University can be found at http://phys.sabanciuniv.edu/. Applicants should submit their applications online at http://sucrm.sabanciuniv.edu/academiccv/application.php?advertcode=PHYS-1-2017 

In addition, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and at least three professional reference letters should be sent to Prof. İsmet Kaya (mailto:  kaya@sabanciuniv.edu). Please direct any inquiries about this position  (mailto:  kaya@sabanciuniv.edu). The deadline for applications 31 March 2018.