Faculty Positions - Bilkent University, Molecular Biology and Genetics

Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey) invites qualified academics to apply for positions at the level of Instructor or Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Molecular Biology and Genetics and in particular Genetics/Epigenetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics, Developmental and Cell Biology, Stem Cell Research, Gene Regulation, Immunology, and Signal Transduction.

Candidates are expected to undertake high quality, internationally leading research programs in line with the vision of the Department by obtaining extramural research funding and supervising research staff. Conducting teaching and educational activities at undergraduate and graduate levels, including supervision of graduate students is also expected. The University offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience along with a comprehensive fringe benefits package and on-campus housing.

We are particularly interested in candidates that can apply novel/non-traditional approaches to fundamental problems of modern medicine and biology. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, PharmD, or DVM) in the above mentioned areas of specialty and a minimum of two years’ experience as a postdoctoral researcher if applying for the Assistant Professor position. High impact publications demonstrating the candidate’s capability of conducting innovative and significant research, and the potential to establish a high-quality research program are expected for Assistant Professors. A track record in teaching is preferable for Assistant Professors and required for instructors. A start-up grant will be offered to Assistant Professors. Ongoing extramural funding supporting current research is a requirement for Associate Professors.

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics was established in 1995 with the mission to make a strong contribution to Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Since then, many talented scientists from around the world and Turkey have joined the department as Scientific Leaders, Researchers, PhD and Master students, working in the fields of Cancer Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Genomics and Bioinformatics, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Genetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases and Complex Diseases. The department has extensive research collaborations with national and international research institutes, universities and hospitals, sharing the common goal of advancing basic knowledge and translational research in Biological and Biomedical Sciences. For further information about the department, please visit: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~bilmbg/.

Applications should be made at: https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/MBG2017