[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position (Assistant Professor) on "Robotics" at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey, at the Mechatronics Department

Guenter Hommel guenter.hommel at tu-berlin.de
Mon Dec 2 22:59:25 PST 2013

Dear colleagues,


We encourage applications from researchers in robotics for an immediately
available faculty position on "Robotics" at the Mechatronics Department of
Bahçeşehir University. Please check the position 

description included below.


Best regards,


Günter Hommel.



Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Guenter Hommel

Real-Time Systems and Robotics

Technische Universitaet Berlin


Bahcesehir University Istanbul

mailto:guenter.hommel at bahcesehir.edu.tr 






The Department of Mechatronics Engineering of the Bahçeşehir University
(BAU), College of Engineering (Istanbul, Turkey) invites applications for a
faculty position (at the level of Assistant Professorship) in Robotics to
begin in January 2014. Candidates with proven expertise in Robotics and one
or two years of postdoctoral experience will be well suited for this
application. Expertise can be proven by relevant publications and attractive
project results.


The successful candidate will join the collaboration with Prof. Oussama
Khatib at the Robotics Laboratory of Stanford University on a joint research
program. His or her first task will be to establish a robotics lab at BAU
with equipment compatible with that of the project partner. He or she shall
spend up to six months in Stanford in the beginning of his or her


In this collaboration the candidate is expected to advise and guide Ph.D.
students working in that project and teach students in the field of
robotics. Teaching skills and experience in fund raising are also valued.


Bahçeşehir University is a privately funded university. Teaching language is
English. As an international university in Turkey, BAU is committed to
providing global learning opportunities for its students at home and around
the world. BAU runs satellite campuses and exchange programs worldwide.
Campuses are in Berlin, Boston, Rome, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Toronto,
and Washington. The College of Engineering is located in Beşiktaş, directly
at the Bosporus. Ferries leave from an own port for Galata in the old center
of the city where another campus is located. More information can be found



The university is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Applications should be submitted by email to 


        Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günter Hommel,
mailto:guenter.hommel at bahcesehir.edu.tr 


and must include: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Complete curriculum vitae, 3)
Publication List and description of projects 4) Statement of academic
interests and 5) Names and contact information of four referees. 


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