Instructor Position

Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Koç University, a leading foundation supported, non-profit institution of higher education in Istanbul, Türkiye, invites applications for a full-time instructor position starting in September 2022. Successful candidates should demonstrate previous teaching experience and strong potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics courses.

Laboratory Instructor Position

Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics

Koç University, Molecular Biology & Genetics Department (MBGE) invites applications for a Laboratory Instructor position starting in Fall 2023. The Laboratory Instructor establishes a positive learning environment for undergraduate students, ensures the smooth operation and long-term management of the laboratories and its equipment while preparing and teaching undergraduate laboratories within the scope and guidelines established by the department.

Full Time Faculty Position

Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics

Koç University, a foundation-supported, non-profit institution of higher education in Istanbul, Turkey, invites applications for full-time faculty positions of open rank in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. The candidate’s research activities should synergize and/or expand the current research activities of the department. Koç University fosters interdisciplinary research and supports collaborations across different colleges.

A post-doctoral position in the Metin Research Group

Department of Chemistry

A two-year post-doctoral position starting in January, 2023 is available for motivated young researchers in the Metin Research Group at Department of Chemistry, Koç University. The candidates are expected to have a strong background in the following areas.

Full-time Faculty Positions

Department of Chemistry

Koç University, a foundation-supported, non-profit institution of higher education in Istanbul, Turkey, invites applications for full-time faculty positions in the fields of polymer chemistry/science and computational chemistry that will complement and/or expand the current research activities of the Chemistry Department.

A Laboratory Instructor Position

Department of Chemistry

Koç University Chemistry Department invites applications for the Laboratory Instructor position starting in January 2023. The Laboratory Instructor establishes a positive learning environment for undergraduate students, ensures the laboratory’s smooth operation, and teaches undergraduate laboratories within the scope and guidelines established by the department.

Open position for Postdocs

(Bio-Chemical Sensors)

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally, with 18 million deaths annually. Recently supported by the European Research Council (ERC), 2ND-CHANCE project aims to provide novel solutions for management and elimination of major drawbacks of CVDs. The 2ND-CHANCE implant system consists of sensors and wireless communication system for continuous monitoring of CVDs.

Instructor Position

Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Koç University, a leading foundation supported, non-profit institution of higher education in Istanbul, Türkiye, invites applications for a full-time instructor position starting in September 2022. Successful candidates should demonstrate previous teaching experience and strong potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics courses.

Postdoctoral Researcher Position

The Laboratory of Metabolism and Cancer

A postdoctoral researcher positions is open in the Laboratory of Metabolism and Cancer at Koç University. Available projects address metabolic impacts of tumors on host tissues. Laboratory of Metabolism and Cancer utilizes molecular biology approaches, primary cell culture techniques, mouse tumor models and clinical sample analysis to dissect molecular mechanisms behind tumor signaling to adipose and skeletal muscle tissues.

Postdoc Position in Computational Biophysics

Department of Physics

A two-year postdoc position starting immediately is available in the Koç University physics department. The accepted candidate will contribute to a project on dynamical aspects of nucleic acid folding by means of computer simulations and analytical methods. The net salary of 4500 Turkish Liras (apprx. 760 USD – set by the funding agent, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye) and will be supplemented by side benefits including health insurance coverage, free accommodation, monthly food tickets and a laptop for use during the employed period, all provided by Koç University.

Postdoc position

The interface of nonequilibrium physics and machine learning

A two-year postdoc position starting immediately is available in the Koç University physics department. The accepted candidate will contribute to a project on the theoretical and computational investigation of machine-learning dynamics from a nonequilibrium physics perspective. The net salary of 4500 Turkish Liras (apprx. 760 USD – set by the funding agent, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye) and will be supplemented by side benefits including health insurance coverage, free accommodation, monthly food tickets and a laptop for use during the employed period, all provided by Koç University.

Postdoc, Phd and Technician Positions

The Cytoskeleton laboratory

Two postdoc, two PhD students and one technician positions are now available for different subprojects within a recently awarded ERC Starting Grant project. The overall aims of these projects are to study the biogenesis and function of the centrosome/cilium complex by focusing on their regulation of the underappreciated structures termed centriolar satellites.

Faculty Positions for Chemistry Department

Department of Chemistry

Koç University, a foundation-supported, non-profit institution of higher education in Istanbul, Türkiye, invites applications for tenure track junior faculty positions in the fields of polymer chemistry/science and computational chemistry that will complement the current research activities of the Chemistry Department. Outstanding individuals with an exemplary research and publication record and a strong, visionary research agenda are encouraged to apply. Post-doctoral or industrial R&D experience is required. The appointment will commence in September 2024.