Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Istanbul (TR)
13 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty Position in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program at Sabanci University in Istanbul (Advert Reference Code: BIO-4-2016)

Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position with a documented track record in developmental biology and neurosciences/molecular neurobiology. Yet, outstanding applications from other research fields in molecular life sciences, such as stem cell biology, epigenetics will also be considered. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in a related discipline with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience and are expected to set up an active research program in their field of expertise. Candidates should preferably develop externally funded, internationally recognized research programs on developmental biology systems using model organisms such as C. elegans, Drosophila or zebrafish. All faculty members are expected to actively commit to undergraduate and graduate education and undertake citizenship activities for the benefit of Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences in Sabanci University as a faculty member and science and engineering community as a scholar.

Please submit your application electronically through the following website:

The application should include a full CV, a statement of intent and contact information of 3 referees.

About Sabancı University and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program

Sabancı University, a privately funded premier academic institution, started instruction in the 1999-2000 academic year on its new state-of-the-art campus located in suburban Istanbul. 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). 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 medium of instruction is English.
Sabancı University has been ranked as 182nd in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings (  ) and 15th in BRICS & Emerging Economies Rank 2015.
Detailed information about Sabancı University is available at the web site:

Faculty members at Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program have active research programs in a diverse range of research fields, such as plant molecular biology, 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 including a confocal microscope, fluorescent microscopes, a flow cytometer, tissue culture laboratories and molecular and cellular biology research laboratories. (see and

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