Full-Time Faculty Position in Data Science (Advert Reference Code: CS-1-2018)

Full-Time Faculty Position in Data Science (Advert Reference Code: CS-1-2018)

The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS) at Sabancı University invites applications for a  full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position in the fields of Data Science and Machine Learning/Deep Learning.

We are looking for candidates with strong academic credentials, as well as hands-on experience on modern tools and approaches on big data and real-life problems such as natural language understanding or computer vision applications; financial forecasting and trend prediction; customer segmentation; or anomaly detection.

As a small university, we are especially interested in candidates whose research complements existing research areas and who can help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects within the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabanci University. Potential or demonstrated excellence in research is expected, as measured in the form of publications in high quality journals and conferences.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels within the Computer Science and Engineering program and the Data Analytics professional program at Sabanci University (expected course load is 3 courses/year).

Responsibilities also include service to the department, faculty, and university in general, in the form of student mentoring, committee work etc.

Sabanci University, a privately funded premier academic institution, started instruction in the 1999-2000 academic year in its new state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. 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 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.

Sabanci University was ranked as the best University according to the "University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Index" compiled by the Turkish Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology since 2015, and ranked 2nd in 2013 and 2014. It is also the first Turkish private university to be included in the top 200 (182nd place) of the Times Higher Education (THE) 2014 Rankings and is ranked 13th among the universities under 50 years old worldwide.

Applicants are invited to submit their application (CV, research and teaching statements, representative publications and two letters of references) at  

https://crm.sabanciuniv.edu/acadcv/application.php?advertcode=CS-1-2018 (Reference Code:CS-1-2018)

For full consideration, applications should be received until August 1, 2018. The positions have a desired start date of January 2019.