The METU Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a full-time academic position in the Materials of Construction Laboratory. Priority will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level, but strong applicants with greater levels of experience may also be considered.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in a relevant subject, supported by high-quality publications in refereed international journals and proceedings. Research interest/experience in unconventional materials and applications (e.g., additive manufacturing, infrastructure durability issues, materials in extreme environments, microthermomechanics, energy-related applications, composite materials) is preferred, but others will also be considered.

Hired faculty are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop and maintain a research program, supervise students, and seek research funding from national/international organizations.

Both Turkish and foreign nationals are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter electronically, a statement of educational and research interests, a CV, and the names and contact information of at least three references to the Chairman of the Department ( and ) or apply by mail: 

Prof. Dr. Erdem Canbay (Chairman), Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), Üniversiteler Mahallesi, Dumlupınar Bulvarı No:1, 06800 Çankaya, Ankara, Türkiye.

The position is open, and a confidential review of applications will be performed as received. Employment offer/hiring is subject to the approval of the METU President’s Office and the Turkish Council of Higher Education.

Last Updated:
06/07/2022 - 15:43