Postdoctoral Position in 3D Bioprinting

Postdoctoral Position in 3D Bioprinting

A postdoctoral researcher position is available for a recently funded TÜBİTAK project. The research scientist will mainly be responsible for biofabrication of cell-laden 3D bioprinted constructs, their maintenance and characterization in 3D Bioprinting Lab located at the Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center.  The position is for an initial contract period of 2 years but it can be extended to a longer term based on the qualifications. Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Developing, optimizing and running protocols for stem cell culturing, differentiation and characterization
  • Hydrogel biomaterial and bioink preparation and characterization
  • 3D Bioprinting of cell-laden hydrogels
  • Staining and visualization and characterization of printed constructs
  • Writing project reports, grant applications and journal/conference papers
  • Managing lab related activities (ordering consumables, planning various experiments in the lab, etc.)
  • Supervising and training students in the related field


    • A Ph.D. degree of Biological Sciences, Biomaterials, Bioengineering or a related field
  • A strong background and hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology
  • Hands-on experience with biomaterials and their processes. 3D biofabrication knowledge and experience is a plus
  • Excellent English language skills


Competitive monthly salary, free university housing or transportation, free private health insurance, funding to cover expenses for conferences and publications. The successful candidate is expected to work on international projects with the researchers from the UK and Europe.


How to apply:

Please send your C.V., a cover letter explaining your research interest and future goals, and names and contact details of 3 references to Prof. Bahattin Koc at