OPEN POSTDOC POSITIONS

Gozuacik Lab in Sabanci University (SU), Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program invites applications for post-doctoral positions in autophagy and cancer.

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Sabanci University is a private university located in Istanbul, Turkey (A European Union-associated country with a robust economy and a very friendly, open-minded, tolerant and safe multicultural society). Istanbul is a historical city, a vibrant and modern metropole and the education, economy, art and culture capital of the country.

Sabanci University offers an outstanding research environment with excellent and internationally competitive facilities  (Click here to see a list).

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).

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Successful candidates will work in Gozuacik Lab, in an ambitious, internationally competitive and dynamic research project on cancer biology and molecular disease mechanisms. They will use state-of-the-art methods of cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and cancer mice models.

Ph.D degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or a related field is required. Previous hands on experience of cell culture techniques and rodent experimentation is a plus. Ability to work independently and strong interpersonal skills are expected.

Competitive salary (see cost of living comparisonsand excellent benefits (including free housing on campus, free lunch, private health insurance, laptop and annual conference travel support) are available.

Gozuacik Lab is a prominent molecular biology and medical research laboratory in Turkey. We are an active member of the International Cell Death Society (ICDS), International autophagy communityEMBO-Young Investigators Network (EMBO-YIP) and Proteostasis and Transautophagy COST EU collaboration networks. Moreover, we have active collaborations with labs in the US, UK, Switzerland and South Korea.

Research in our laboratory mainly focuses on mammalian stress and death responses, especially autophagy regulation and autophagy abnormalities in human diseases (such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases). For more about our research approach click here.

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For recent publications click here. For a full list, click here

To read our recent Scientific Reports papers click here.

To read our recent JBC paper click here.

To read our recent Autophagy papers click here.

For info about our alumni, click here.

Türkçe açıklamalar için: http://myweb.sabanciuniv.edu/dgozuacik/home/turkce

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Please send a curriculum vitae, publication list, names and e-mail adresses of at least three referees and a motivation letter electronically to Professor Devrim Gozuacik, MD/PhD, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program, Sabanci University (dgozuacik@sabanciuniv.edu).

 
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