Full-Time Faculty Position in Computer Vision

Full-Time Faculty Position in Computer Vision


The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University invites applicants for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position in the field of computer vision.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in electronics engineering, computer science or a related field, with strong publication record in computer vision as well as high potential of outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who can bring new research perspectives to FENS, and also demonstrate the potential to collaborate with existing FENS faculty members will be preferred.

Research areas of interest range across the whole spectrum in computer vision, in particular, visual object tracking and recognition, 3D reconstruction, visual modeling, image and video understanding, video analytics and visual data mining, as well as other imaging modalities and processing. Application domains of interest include, but are not limited to, defense, security, robotics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, biomedical imaging and biometrics.

Evaluations of the applicants will begin on September 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but no later than the final deadline of March 1, 2020.

Sabanci University, a privately funded premier academic institution with excellent facilities, started instruction in the 1999-2000 academic year in its new state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. The University offers 13 undergraduate programs and 46 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 University provides faculty members excellent support, including housing on campus if available or a housing stipend.  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 in 2017, 2016 and 2015. It is also the first Turkish foundation 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.

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University accepts academic resumes through a web-based applicant tracking system. Applicants are asked to complete an online application form through the University website