Applying for a Position

Although currently there isn't any open positions, Cyber Security Department seeks applicants for assistant professorship position (Dr. Öğretim Üyesi in Turkish).

Candidates must hold a PhD in cyber security or in a related area, including computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, applied mathematics, system engineering, electrical and electronics engineering. Other candidates can be considered if they have a strong international research record in cyber security.

Please check the minimum application criteria of Middle East Technical University. METU Criteria for appointment and promotion can be downloaded from here.

Candidates must have a strong research and publication record. Duties of an Assistant Professor include publishing high quality research, teaching two courses per semester, advising MSc students in the department for thesis and graduation projects, advising PhD students if there is track record of having advised MSc theses earlier, participation in department's activities and committees, seeking grant applications nationwide and internationally, and efforts to establish laboratories for research. Benefits (lodging, start up grants, kindergarten etc.) are potentially available if eligible and desired.

A committee will evaluate the applications twice a year. Note that a position opening requires university and YÖK approval. For consideration please contact current head of the department Cihangir Tezcan (cihangir[at] with the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications (PDF files or links to PDF files
  • Letter of Recommendations (one on teaching and two on research)
  • Research and Teaching statements

Last Updated:
16/08/2021 - 13:14