Connecting European Neuroscience

Professor in Ankara/Turkey

07 October 2019

Professor in Ankara/Turkey

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Bilkent University invites faculty applications (rank open) for a position in the Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center and National Magnetic Resonance Research Center. The strategic plan includes an expansion of research related to molecular and cellular neuroscience. Accordingly, we seek applications from promising or established scholars who have worked in this or a related field, and who integrates or plans to integrate neuroimaging in their studies.
The newly built research center has spacious state-of-the-art molecular and cellular laboratories, in addition to animal research facilities. An Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience offers Master's and PhD programs. There are also human psychophysics, EEG laboratories and two MRI scanners with plans to purchase a high field scanner (7T) for animal studies. Bilkent is located in Ankara, with daily direct flights to Istanbul and other major European cities. The University also provides faculty members and their families with free housing and access to private health insurance.
Applicants should have a PhD in neuroscience or related discipline, and should have an excellent publication record (requirements vary with rank). A demonstrated ability or the potential to secure external research funding will be a strong advantage. Faculty members are expected to maintain productive research programs. Successful applicants will teach during the Fall and Spring semesters with no teaching requirement during summer, and supervise PhD and Master's students.
This full-time appointment will begin in September 2020 (negotiable). Salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should submit
1. a cover letter;
2. CV;
3. research statement;
4. teaching statement;
5. pdf copies of 3 representative publications; and
6. contact information for 3-5 professional references.

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Bilkent University
Brain Research Center and Neuroscience

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Michelle ADAMS
Psychology Department
90 537 610 87 88

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