Who Can Apply?

All applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria at the time of the call deadline can apply to this programme.

NanoBio4Can is dedicated to upholding the values outlined in the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. We affirm our commitment to fostering gender equality and balance across all research and innovation endeavours. We are devoted to providing equal opportunities and inclusive working environments for fellows of all genders and minority groups and we firmly oppose any form of discrimination based on sex, race, language, religion, economic or family situation, and disability.

  • If you are an experienced researcher: All applicants must have a PhD or have successfully defended their doctoral thesis,
  • If you comply with the MSCA mobility rule: did not reside or carry out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Türkiye for more than 12 months in the last three years immediately before the call deadline,
  • If you are fluent in English both written and spoken,
  • If you are in a position to engage full-time in fellowship-related activities,

NanoBio4Can offers 24 positions and two-year postdoctoral fellowships as the next-generation of skilled scientists in the fields of nanobiotechnology and health-related applications for cancer research in two calls to carry out their research projects in one of the 4 top international research organisations:

Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research & Application Center (SUNUM),
Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (IBG),
TUBITAK Marmara Research Center,
Koç University Research Center for Translational Medicine (KUTTAM)

The NanoBio4Can (“Nanobiotechnologies for Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Cancer”) postdoctoral programme is co-funded by the European Commission and TUBITAK.

Pre-registration for applicants is open from 1-28 February 2024.