Applicants holding Turkish citizenship are invited to apply for a faculty position at the Biological Sciences Department of Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara. We welcome applicants with a strong background in Biochemistry, protein structure-function, pathway analysis, metabolism, and protein-protein interaction.

Application deadline: June 15, 2023

Successful candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related field with appropriate postdoctoral experience (at least one year) and a good publication record. The successful applicant is expected to establish an independent research group and be responsible for procuring extramural funding. These include TUBITAK young investigator grants (3501), TUBITAK research grants (1001/1002), Marie Curie Reintegration Grants, EMBO Installation Grants, ERC Starting Grants, and other relevant international grants. Upon appointment, the candidate is also expected to teach at least two graduate and undergraduate courses per semester.

Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2023. Applicants should send a cover letter that includes (i) a CV, (ii) single-page summaries of research and teaching statements, and (iii) complete contact information for three referees. Selected applicants will be invited to give a faculty seminar in person or via Zoom.

Applicants are expected to meet the minimum hiring criteria for assistant professors set by METU:

For further inquiries and application package, please contact Dr. Çağdaş Devrim Son,

METU is a public university consistently ranked as the highest research and teaching institution in Türkiye. For further information regarding the University and the Department of Biological Sciences, please visit the following:, and

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