Tissue Engineering

3 Ph.D. Scholarships:

Tissue Engineering – Development of an Artificial Cornea



Three TUBITAK BIDEB scholarships are available at Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM) for the Development of an Artificial Cornea. The duration of the project will be 36-months and will be supervised by Dr. Sibel CETİNEL.

Applicants are expected to have M.Sc. degree or relevant experience to be accepted into “Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering” or “Materials Science and Nano-Engineering” Ph.D. programs at Sabancı University. 1st Ph.D. position; Experience on cell culture, primary cell isolation and characterization. Preferably holding a BS degree on Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biology, Bioengineering or a related field. 2nd Ph.D. Position; Experience on polymer chemistry and electrospinning. Preferably holding a BS degree on Materials Science, Chemistry or a related field. 3rd Ph.D. Position; Experience with hydrogels and biomaterials. Preferably holding a BS degree on Materials Science, Chemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related field.

All applicants are offered a 4500 TL monthly stipend. A tuition waiver and free accommodation at student dormitories will be provided by Sabancı University.

Formal applications should be submitted through the online platform at Sabancı University’s website. Please visit the website for application periods at APPLY NOW link. For informal applications and detailed information concerning the open positions, directly send email to cetinel@sabanciuniv.edu including your CV and cover letter.