[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Position in ME at Ozyegin University

Ozkan Bebek ozkan.bebek at ozyegin.edu.tr
Wed Feb 6 05:46:27 PST 2013

Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey invites applications for faculty positions to start in Fall 2013. While the department is primarily seeking applicants at assistant professor level, applicants at other ranks with exceptional records of research will also be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Although candidates in all areas of Mechanical Engineering will be considered, we are particularly looking for candidates with research interests in:

* Computational methods in mechanical engineering (computational fluid dynamics, computational mechanics),
* Fluid mechanics,
*Dynamic systems and robotics.

Successful candidates are expected to build a strong, externally-funded research program and make significant contributions to the department’s research activities.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University was established in 2010 and has 5 core and two associated faculty members. The Mechanical Engineering Department offers both the MSc and PhD degrees, and is very active with over $3M externally funded research projects from EU-FP7, TUBITAK, Santez, and several industry-based programs. In addition, potential candidates should have a marked interest in teaching in both undergraduate and graduate level courses and actively involved in the education mission of the Department. Applications consisting of a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and the addresses of four references (including email address) should be addressed to Prof. M. Pinar Menguc (submitted electronically to Ms. Ayse Genc (ayse.genc at ozyegin.edu.tr, Department secretary).

Ozyegin University was officially founded on May 18, 2007 with the mission of contributing to social development by producing creative, original and applicable knowledge through its modern education system, its innovative structure integrated with life and its academic programs focused on the service sector. Ozyegin University has already built a strong academic environment with distinguished faculty members, as over 60% of the Ozyegin Universityfaculty have graduated from top 100 universities around the world, while 85% came from global top 200 universities. Ozyegin University moved to its Cekmekoy Campus in September 2011 and since then the total area of its facilities reached over 136,000 m^2. The Department is housed in a modern Engineering Building equipped with seven Mechanical Engineering laboratories.

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