Open positions for successful PhD and Postdoc Candidates

Koç University is one of the best universities in Türkiye and in the World (Included in the THE Top 500 Universities List). The university offers an outstanding research environment with excellent facilities (See: Koç University and KUTTAM Research Center).

Gozuacik Lab is prominent molecular and medical research laboratory in Türkiye, focusing on autophagy mechanisms in health and disease. We are an active member of the International Cell Death Society (ICDS), International autophagy community, EMBO Investigators Network, COST Actions and several other EU and international networks. Moreover, we have active collaborations with labs all around the World, including The Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism (AIM) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, University of New Mexico, USA.

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Successful candidates will work on a research project about autophagy-cancer connection. They will use state-of-the-art methods of cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and cancer mice models and patient-derived tissues.

For PhD student candidates, please see application requirements of the Graduate School here:

For postdocs, a Ph.D degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or a related field is required. At least 2 original research publications in SCI-cited journals is a must. Previous hands on experience of cell culture techniques and rodent experimentation is a plus. Ability to work independently and strong interpersonal skills are expected.

Please send a curriculum vitae, publication list, names and e-mail adresses of at least three referees and a motivation letter electronically to Professor Gozuacik after a first message through contact link.

KUTTAM Research Center for
Translational Medicine,
Koç University Hospital, Zeytinburnu
34010, Istanbul, TURKIYE
+90 212 467 87 00