[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University, Istanbul

Barkan Ugurlu barkan.ugurlu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 05:52:07 PST 2015

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University invites
applications for two faculty positions starting in Fall 2016. While the
Department is primarily seeking applicants at assistant professor level,
applicants at other ranks with exceptional records will also be considered.
The Department is particularly interested in candidates with the specific
research areas on
*1) computational mechanics, *and* 2) acoustics/vibrations. *

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related
field, and desire to contribute to engaged teaching and research culture of
the University for potential interdisciplinary initiatives. Candidates are
expected to build a strong, externally-funded research program and make
significant contributions to the Department’s research activities. In
addition, candidates are expected to have a marked interest in excellent
teaching in both undergraduate and graduate level courses and actively
involved in the education mission of the Department.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ozyegin University was
established in 2010 and has 8 core and three associated faculty members.
The Mechanical Engineering Department offers both the MSc and PhD degrees,
and is very active with over $6M externally funded research projects from
EU-FP7, EU-Horizon2020, TUBITAK, Santez, and several industry-funded
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 (pinar.menguc at ozyegin.edu.tr, and submitted electronically to Ms.
Candan Tuncalp (candan.tuncalp at ozyegin.edu.tr,  the 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
University faculty 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 m2. The Department is housed in
a modern Engineering Building equipped with seven Mechanical Engineering

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