Seeking New Master and PhD Students to Join Neuroscience Research

We are looking to admit 2-3 outstanding and enthusiastic applicants to the Department of Psychology, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Highly motivated BS/MS students are encouraged to apply for the projects funded by TÜBİTAK 3501 and TÜBİTAK 2232:

Duties will include:

1. Helping with the day-to-day operations of the lab (conducting mice behavioral experiments and surgeries, colony management, neuroanatomical and molecular biology techniques)

2. Data analysis

3. Writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals

4. Presenting at conferences

Eligibility criteria

1. Undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, Psychology or Biology (previous experience on rodent studies would be desirable).

2. Good written and oral English language skills.

METU Graduate student applications criterias require official Graduate Record Exam and language scores. Please note that the name of the program is Cognitive Psychology. For more information please check the link below:

Please send your CV, transcript, exam results (language and GRE/ALES), recommendations and a brief letter of motivation to project leader Dr. Sezen Kışlal at


Master students will be offered 2 years stipend.

PhD students will be offered 4 years stipend.

Successful candidate will be working with Dr. Sezen Kışlal as well as with our international collaborators. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Last Updated:
12/09/2022 - 14:39