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Bilkent University, Department of Physics Faculty Positions


The Department of Physics at Bilkent University seeks candidates for permanent and visiting faculty positions at all levels starting in September 2012. We seek persons with a Ph.D. in physics or related fields. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and supervision of student research. Specific examples of research programs of interest include condensed matter physics, photonics, biophysics, materials physics, and nanoscale physics. The successful candidates will be expected to carry a vigorous research program and attract external research funding. Considerable central resources are available at Bilkent that can strengthen the research program and support interdisciplinary and collaborative research efforts. Salary is competitive and oncampus housing is provided to successful applicants. Bilkent University boasts a beautiful campus, conveniently located about 8 km from the city centre of Ankara, in a serene and pleasant neighborhood.

Applications consisting of a resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief (3-page limit) statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of three references, should be submitted, preferably via email, to the Search Committee: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara, 06800 TURKEY Email: physics-search@fen.bilkent.edu.tr. Applications will be reviewed as they are received on an ongoing basis and the search will continue until the positions are filled. Web page: http://www.fen.bilkent.edu.tr/~physics

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