faculty member

Istanbul (TR)
May 03 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Faculty Position in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program at Sabanci University in Istanbul (BIO-1-2018)

Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering Program, at Sabanci University, in Istanbul, Turkey is inviting applications for full-time faculty positions. We seek a broadly trained neurobiologist or developmental biologist whose research and course offerings complement those of other faculty in the Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering Program. Applications from candidates with an excellent track record in developmental biology, neuroscience and/or molecular neurobiology are expected. However, outstanding applications from other research fields in molecular life sciences, such as stem cell biology and epigenetics will also be considered. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in above-mentioned fields and a minimum 3 years of postdoctoral experience. Successful candidates are expected develop an extramurally funded and internationally competitive research program using model organisms such as, but not limited to, C. elegans, Drosophila, or Zebrafish. The University offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and research start-up seed money to support faculty research and teaching. Additionally, all faculty members are expected to commit to undergraduate and graduate education, and undertake service activities in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences in Sabanci University. The typical teaching load is 3 courses per year and the medium of instruction is English.

Please submit your application until August the 1st, 2018 electronically through the following website: http://sucrm.sabanciuniv.edu/academiccv/application.php?advertcode=BIO-1-2018. The application should include a full CV, a list of publications, a research statement with future research plans and contact information for 3 referees.

About Sabanci University and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program

Sabanci University, situated on the outskirts of Istanbul, is a privately funded premier liberal arts academic institution, and is one of the top 5 universities in Turkey. 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). With a graduate to undergraduate student ratio of 1 to 4, and several state-of-the-art centers of excellence, and a Nanotechnology Center on campus,  the University has established a high standard of academic excellence and a research-oriented atmosphere, both for its faculty and for its students.

Sabanci University in International Rankings:

Times Higher Education (THE) “World’s Best Small University” rankings 2017 (14th).
THE BRICS & Emerging Economies university rankings 2017 (18th)
THE Asia university rankings 2017 (33th).
THE Best young universities in the World 2017 (44th).
THE World university rankings 2017 (301-350 range).

Detailed information about Sabancı University is available on the web: http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/en

Faculty members in the Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program have active research programs in a diverse range of research fields, such as plant molecular biology, animal behavior, physiology and biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, immunology, cancer molecular biology, structural and systems biology. The university offers a dynamic and internationally competitive research environment with state-of-the-art research infrastructures (see  http://bio.sabanciuniv.edu/tr/ and http://sunum.sabanciuniv.edu/)

Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.