Open Faculty and Postdoctoral position

Bilkent University is seeking faculty members at all levels and postdoctoral fellows in order to fill available positions at the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM), Ankara, Turkey.

UMRAM has been established in May 2009 at Bilkent University with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Development. The mission of UMRAM is to promote, facilitate and conduct research on magnetic resonance imaging. The facilities include a 3 tesla Siemens MR scanner equipped with an 8-channel transmit array and a Polystar angiography machine, which are solely dedicated to research. Additionally, UMRAM has animal research, electronics and psychophysics laboratories. UMRAM brings together an interdisciplinary group of investigators to develop and utilize the technology of magnetic resonance imaging. Currently, the center consists of three research groups: Biomedical Engineering, Neuroradiology Research and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Through recent funding from the Turkish Ministry of Development, a second MR scanner is about to be purchased and several new faculty and postdoctoral fellow positions will become available. Possible research areas of the candidates include, but are not limited to, interventional MRI, transmit array technology, neuroradiology and neuroscience. Candidates applying for faculty positions are expected to conduct research on magnetic resonance imaging, to supervise graduate students and to secure extramural funding.

For more information, please visit the website: http://umram.bilkent.edu.tr . To apply, please send your contact information, curriculum vitae and a statement of research to Ergin Atalar, ergin@ee.bilkent.edu.tr. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Atalar via e-mail or land-line phone +90 312 290 3272 or cell-phone +90 533 730 0735. Applications will remain open until the positions are filled. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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