Koç University, Department of Medical Pharmacology

Position ID:Koç University-Department of Medical Pharmacology-ASSISTORASSOCPROFESSOR [#21485]
Position Title: Open Faculty Positions in the Department of Medical Pharmacology, Koç University, School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Istanbul, Istanbul 34010, Turkey [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Pharmacology
Appl Deadline:2022/06/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/23, finished 2022/12/17, listed until 2022/06/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Medical Pharmacology at Koç University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for full-time faculty positions starting as early as Fall 2022.


We are looking for an inspiring and connecting researcher and future intellectual and professional leader of the Department of Medical Pharmacology of the Koç University School of Medicine (KUSOM) who

• is an MD (medical doctor);

• holds a specialization or PhD degree in Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacology;

• has a strong research track record in mechanistic, pharmacological and clinical research (testing, explaining, and predicting drug effects in humans based on mechanistic, molecular, and pathophysiological knowledge and biomarker measurements),

• is an independent vigorous researcher with experience in coordinating research projects and/or international research collaborations;

• has scientific creativity and productivity, as evident in recent publications in (international) peer-reviewed journals;

• has proven the ability to obtain competitive research funding;

• has experience in teaching and coordinating undergraduate and graduate courses;

• is willing to supervise MSc, PhD and Post-Doc students;

• is fluent in English;

• is effective and efficient, able to work within international/multidisciplinary teams and think conceptually;

• has good communication and social skills. Applications:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, updated curriculum vitae, publication list, statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least six references (preferably professors) from the fields of pharmacology / clinical pharmacology by email to dekanlik@kuh.ku.edu.tr All information on candidates and the application process will be kept strictly confidential.

Conditions of employment:

• Academic appointment and promotion in KUSOM and KUH is an independent process. Conditions, rules and criteria by Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK), Koç University (KU), and Koç University School of Medicine are applied.

• Medium of instruction is English.

• Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.


As an Assistant / Associate Professor of Pharmacology / Clinical Pharmacology you will be employed at the Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. Koç University is a private, nonprofit, a highly reputable university located on a new, state-of-the-art campus in Rumelifeneri, Istanbul. The University is supported by the Vehbi Koç Foundation, and is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Research laboratories and clinical research centers within the university are coordinated through the Translational Medicine Research Center (KUTTAM). They are open to all researchers as they are suitable for interdisciplinary use from basic research to early phase trials.

Koç University School of Medicine was established to bring a new and different perspective to medical education in Turkey. With its select academic staff, the School prioritizes research, the production of knowledge, and public health service, with the goal of training future leaders in the field of medicine, operating at universal standards. Koç University Training and Research Hospital (KUH) was opened in September 2014, and it provides a high-quality, reliable patient care and treatment services by adopting an ethical approach. The Health Sciences Campus includes the Medical School, the Nursing School, research laboratories, and the Rahmi M. Koç Academy of Interventional Medicine, Education, and Simulation (RMK AIMES).

The Department of Medical Pharmacology consists of highly competent faculty members at national and international levels. The Department's research fields cover fundamental and clinical pharmacological research, focus in mainly on

• Autonomic integration, inflammation, experimental disease models, 3R, bioethics, ethics committees, rational pharmacotherapy;

• Clinical pharmacology, pharmaco-epidemiological (observational) studies, pharmacovigilance, clinical trials (Phase 1-4);

• Molecular pharmacology, cancer biology, chemotherapy resistance in cancer, systems pharmacology.

There are strong networks between the Department and research institutions, other public and private universities and university hospitals at national and international levels.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Koç Üniversitesi Hastanesi, Tıp Dekanlık
Davutpaşa Cad. No:4 34010 Topkapı/İstanbul/Türkiye