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March.2012 : 5. Bilkent University

Department of Industrial Engineering at Bilkent University

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Bilkent University invites applications for faculty positions starting 1 September, 2012. All ranks will be considered. The department welcomes candidates with strong background and interest in the following traditional or emerging areas of industrial engineering:

Production Systems: Stochastic and deterministic methods to solve planning and coordination issues in production and service environments with a special interest in design of processes and operational analysis of production and service systems.

Quality Assurance and Reliability: Statistical process control, total quality management, design of experiments, process design and reliability.

Simulation: Modeling discrete and continuous systems, statistical output data analysis, experimental design and simulation optimization.

Manufacturing: Advanced manufacturing systems, manufacturing processes, computer aided design and manufacturing, virtual manufacturing, nano-manufacturing, and robotics.

Health care: Operations research applications in managerial, clinical and public health problems; medical decision making, deterministic and stochastic methods in cancer research.

Energy: Large scale computational optimization that utilize high-performance computing or expertise in energy related problems including capacity and technology selection, network design, and pricing problems.

Optimization: Optimization theory; linear, conic and nonlinear programming; numerical algorithms and optimization software; large-scale optimization; stochastic programming; applications of optimization in economics, engineering and sciences.

Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish and lead an innovative research program, supervise graduate students, pursue external funding opportunities, and provide service to the university.

The department has the largest faculty body in the country and attracts students of the highest caliber both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and boasts a strong research record with world-class facilities. The undergraduate program is ABET accredited.

The application package should include the professional interests and goals of the candidate in both teaching and research. It should include a resume and the contact information of at least three references. Please send all nominations and applications to:

Professor Ä°hsan SabuncuoÄŸlu, Faculty of Engineering
Bilkent University
Bilkent, TR-06800, Ankara Turkey

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