Positions available

We are inviting applications under the Co-Funded Brain Circulation Program

of TUBITAK and European Commission FP7 Marie Curie Actions People-COFUND

to experienced researchers who are interested in integrating to our

research programs on:

1- Molecular mechanisms of Cardiometabolic Syndrome (studies involving

novel transgenic mouse models, chemical-genetic applications and protein


2- Genetic dissection of Cardiometabolic Syndrome in consanguineous families

(collaboration spanning several institutes including Bilkent, Hacettepe

and Rockerfeller Universities and HHMI).

Our research programs are funded by the European Commission-FP7, EMBO and

TUBITAK and also through collaborative funds.

Researchers may be of any nationality.

Researchers must be non-residing in Turkey for more than 12 months in the

3 years prior to the relevant deadline for submission of proposals.

The gross salary for the fellow will be 4167 € (living allowance + travel

and mobility allowance) for experienced researcher with less than 10 years

of experience and 4792 € for senior researchers with more than 10 years of

experience (the values are subject to income and payroll tax deductions).

A yearly 7200 € research cost contribution is managed by the hosting

institution for the expenses related to the participation of the

researchers in research and training activities.

Additional detail on the Program can be found here:


Please, send inquiries, interest letter, CV and name of references to

Dr. Ebru Erbay: eerbay@bilkent.edu.tr