Sabanci University


Chaired Professor

    September 08, 2020
    January 15, 2021


Sabancı University and the Sabancı Business School are seeking candidates for a chaired professorship in marketing. We are looking for candidates with strong international scholarly experience and leadership skills. The position comes with an attractive salary, research support, and teaching relief.

The chaired professor will become a part of our marketing group, which is small group of mostly junior professors, and serve as an academic leader of the group including activities such as mentorship, conducting joint research projects, and application to research grants. Among the specific activities expected from the chair are:

  • Leading the formation of a Ph.D. track in Marketing.
  • Leading the formation of a research center on behavioural research preferably joint with an international partner.
  • Initiating interdisciplinary research and/or teaching activities with our Psychology and/or Economics faculty.
  • Leading the formation of a marketing track in our Professional MBA program

Sabancı University, a privately funded academic institution started instruction in 1999 at its new and state-of-the-art campus located in suburban İstanbul. The University aims at establishing a very high standard of academic excellence as well as a research oriented atmosphere for both its faculty and students. Our AACSB-accredited Sabancı Business School (SBS) offers MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Finance, Masters in Business Analytics and doctoral degree programs in Action Research, Business Analytics & Operations Management, Finance, and Organization Studies as well as an undergraduate Management program. In addition, Sabancı University’s Executive Development Unit (EDU) provides opportunities for the development of executive education courses and certificate programs for professionals. The medium of instruction at Sabancı University is English. For further information about the SBS and Sabancı University, please refer to our web page:

Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three research papers that best represent their current research profile, in electronic form to the Dean of the School of Management, Professor Dr. Nihat Kasap (, who could also be contacted for further information).

The deadline for applications is 15 January 2021 or until the position filled. Sabancı University is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer. We strongly encourage women to apply.