Full-Time Faculty Position In Transportation And Logistics

Full-Time Faculty Position In Transportation And Logistics


Industrial Engineering Program (Advert Reference Code: IE-1-2016)
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS) at Sabanci University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Transportation and Logistics at the Industrial Engineering Program. The rank is open, and the appointment starts in Fall 2017. The candidates must have earned a doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering / Operations Research or a related discipline, and must demonstrate a high potential for excellence in research and teaching. The program’s focus and current expertise on transportation and logistics include the planning of first-mile, long-distance and last-mile distribution operations, emergency service system design, humanitarian logistics, and sustainable logistics chains. An ideal candidate should therefore demonstrate skills in posing relevant problems and developing effective solution methods in these areas, and have domain experience enhancing and complementing the Program's current expertise. Interest in intelligent transport systems, mobility using alternative fuel vehicles, and energy logistics is an asset.

Sabanci University, a privately funded premier academic institution, started instruction in the 1999-2000 academic year in its state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. The University offers 13 undergraduate programs and 38 graduate programs in three faculties (Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Management). The University aims at establishing a high standard of academic excellence and a research-oriented atmosphere both for its faculty and for its students, while nurturing productive relationships particularly with the industries in the region which constitute the industrial heartland of Turkey. The medium of instruction is English.

In 2015, Sabanci University was placed 13th globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings of the top 100 universities under 50 years old, and 21st in the THE Asia university rankings. In the recently announced THE rankings of the world’s best small universities in 2016, Sabanci University was ranked 10th globally. Sabanci University has been at the top of the "University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Index" compiled by the Turkish Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology in 2015 and 2016.

Detailed information about the Industrial Engineering Program at Sabanci University can be found at http://ie.sabanciuniv.edu/

The applicants should submit their materials through the online application system at


Applications received by February 18, 2017 will be given full consideration.

Dr. Bülent Çatay (catay@sabanciuniv.edu) will be attending INFORMS 2016. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Çatay for a preliminary interview.