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Academic Staff Recruitment

Department of Physics of Middle East Technical University (METU) invites applications for faculty positions(1, 2, 3) at the assistant professor level. Applicants are expected to have postdoctoral experience, a solid research background with a strong publication record in one of the prioritized areas of the department:

Applications of exceptionally qualified candidates in other fields that may strongly interact with our department’s research programs are also welcome.

Members of the department are expected to pursue a vigorous research program, attract external research funding, and contribute strongly to the department's teaching program both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A proven record of good command of written and spoken English is also required as this is the medium of instruction in all METU programs.

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application package including a CV, publication list, outline of current and future research interests addressing, in particular, how it may integrate to our department's research efforts in the related field and/or what innovations it could bring to our programs, teaching philosophy, and name and address of two referees, who may provide a detailed assessment of the candidate’s academic achievements, through the department’s application site indicated below.

(1) Offer of position is subject to the sanction of the relevant government agency.
(2) Applicants who are not citizens of Turkey may visit this link for detailed information on hiring procedures.
(3) For applicants whose PhD is from an Institute in Turkey, a minimum research experience (after their PhD) of 9 month abroad is required.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Applications received after 20 May 2022 (Turkish time, midnight)
may be reviewed after the summer break.

Only applications submitted through by this web form will be processed.
E-mail submissions will be ignored.

For all other queries please use this e-mail address.

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