Faculty Search Announcement

METU-IMS is searching for new faculty members


Application Deadline July 05, 2017


Applications from all nationalities are invited for full-time tenure-track faculty positions in Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine Sciences (METU-IMS). METU-IMS is the leading international marine science institute in Turkey with a 100% English education and research.  All METU-IMS faculty engage in teaching, research and service towards the overall goal of sustainable of management of aquatic ecosystems based on excellent science. Faculty search involves all areas of marine and aquatic sciences, but in particular on four thematic areas:


·         Physical oceanography with a strong emphasis on an empirical, seagoing field program that uses state of the art observational tools


·         Aquatic microbial ecology to ecosystem ecology, including benthic and pelagic marine biology


·         Marine renewable energy (offshore wind, wave), focusing on quantitative approaches


·         Paleoceanography; focusing on marine and aquatic sediment archives


For the selected applicants a hiring procedure within the University and Turkish Higher Education Council will be initiated. During this period, the successful applicants are highly encouraged to apply to mobility funds such as TUBITAK 2232 Reintegration Grants (for Turkish citizens), Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowships, and European Research Council Starting Grants. For consideration, the applicants have to satisfy the minimum requirements for recruitment at METU:

-          A PhD degree, preferably obtained in USA or Europe

-          If the PhD is from Turkey, at least one year of postdoctoral stay in a leading research institution abroad

-          Proven ability of teaching in English


If interested, please forward a CV, contact information of three references and a two-page statement of research and teaching interest as a single pdf file to ‘facultysearch@ims.metu.edu.tr’.



For more information, please visit www.ims.metu.edu.tr