Applications for new faculty positions

Tenure track faculty positions, fall 2017-18

The Faculty of Science at the Hebrew University seeks outstanding candidates for tenure track faculty positions at all levels for the 2017-18 academic year. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and significant post-doctoral experience is highly desired.

Evaluation of candidates will be based primarily on originality, the potential for performing  ground-breaking research, high commitment for teaching. The candidate's sub-area of specialization will be considered too, as detailed at the Institute/School level (see appendix), yet we welcome applications in all areas of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer sciences and Engineering.

Candidates must demonstrate strong interest and track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training. Successful candidates are expected to establish and lead an independent research team pursuing a state-of-the-art research program, and to contribute significantly to the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs of the Faculty.

Each application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae  - see appendix
  • Updated list of publications, with notes on specific contributions to multi-authored publications - see appendix
  • Scientific biography (2-4 pages), where both the previous candidate's work and his/her future plans will be included
  • Research Proposal
  • Teaching interests and specific courses planned
  • Previous teaching experience, including evaluation reports (if available)
  • PDF files of 3 representative papers
  • Recommendation letters from their advisors (Ph.D. and postdoctoral)
  • A list of five experts who may be approached by the Faculty of Science to evaluate the candidate's qualifications for the requested academic position. Please specify the level of your acquaintance with teh suggested referees and include at least two fellows with whom you have not collaborated.  Please do not approach these referees

Contact Person:

Ruth Lischinski
Assistant for academic Affairs
Faculty of Science
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond J. Safra CAmpus, Givat-Ram, Jerusalem 91904 ISRAEL
Email: ruthli@savion.huji.ac.il
Tel: 972-2-6586090

The review of applications will begin on October 31st, 2016, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications by that date. 

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The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences at the Hebrew University

invites you to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the Life Sciences with emphasis on the following disciplines:

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    • Biochemistry, Structural and Molecular Biology, & Protein Engineering

    • Systems Biology, Eco-genomics, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

    • Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems Animal Behavior, Biodiversity & Global Environmental Change

    • Functional Genomics, Epigenetics & Genetic Basis of Diseases

    • Cellular and Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, Metabolism & Embryology

    • Plant Science (Development, Physiology and Biochemistry)

    • Neurobiology with the exception of higher brain functions (this position could be shared with the Edmond and Lilly Safra Center for Brain Sciences)

    • Natural History Collections - Recruits are expected to combine academic research and teaching with the development of collection-based research programs. Outstanding candidates in all fields related to the Natural History Collections will be considered

Position Requirements

Candidates are expected to have a strong interest and track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree. Postdoctoral research experience is highly recommended, although exceptional candidates without postdoctoral experience may be considered.

Our recruits are expected to establish and lead a team of graduate students in M.Sc. and Ph.D. research. They are also expected to teach and develop courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Each application (in English) must include the following items:

    • Application form

    • Passport photo

    • Curriculum Vitae  - see appendix

    • Updated list of publications, with notes on specific contributions to multi-authored publications - see appendix

    • Scientific biography (2-4 pages), where both the previous candidate's work and his/her future plans will be included

    • Research Proposal

    • Teaching interests, Previous teaching experience, including evaluation reports (if available)

    • Copies of 1-3 representative papers. 

    • Recommendation letters from PhD Adviser/s and Post-doc host/s

    • List of 5 potential reviewing scientists in your field. 

 

All applicants must register and submit their applications via an

On-line system using the following link:   https://ttp.ekmd.huji.ac.il

Application Deadline: October 31st,  2016

 

For further inquiries regarding application please contact: elishevad@savion.huji.ac.il

 

The Institute of Chemistry at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions.

We are seeking applicants with priority to the following major areas:

· Analytical Chemistry

· Applied Chemistry (preferably with proven industrial experience)

· Energy Research · Theoretical/Computational Chemistry of Materials

· Organic synthesis

· NMR and EPR

Candidates are welcome to submit their candidacy year round

ONLINE SUBMISSION

The Institute of Earth Sciences at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels for the 2016-17 academic year in all fields of Earth Sciences.

Candidates are expected to have a strong interest and excellent track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and lead an independent research team and to teach introductory and specialized courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in their respective field of Earth Sciences (teaching in Hebrew will be expected within three years).

Please consult http://science.huji.ac.il/en/node/7693 for further information and instructions for the preparation of the applications. 

Applications should be submitted via email (PDF format) to ruthli@savion.huji.ac.il Applications will be accepted until October 31st, 2016. 

 

The Einstein Institute of Mathematics at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track in all areas of mathematics

The Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and in all fields of physics.

For more information see: http://www.phys.huji.ac.il/Faculty_Positions

The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. We are seeking applicants from the following major areas:

  • Computer Engineering: All areas including: signal processing; information theory; communication systems and networks; control theory; software engineering; VLSI design; analog circuits and systems. 
  • Computer Science: All areas
  • Applied Physics: Including: nanophotonics; MEMS in particular micro fluidic devices; organic devices; bio-electronic and bio-photonic systems and devices; ultrafast lasers, in particular attosecond lasers; nonlinear optical imaging and device characterization; unconventional optical phenomena such as negative index of refraction and plasmon guided light; teraherz light sources and imaging; quantum computing and quantum communication devices and systems.
  • Bioengineering: All areas

Appendix A SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING – 2017-18

Higher priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate's work, rather than to the candidate's sub-area of specialization. Faculty candidates are expected to have a strong interest and track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree. Postdoctoral research experience is highly recommended, although we will consider exceptional candidates without postdoctoral experience. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in M.Sc. and Ph.D. research.

Further information about the School of Engineering and Computer Science can be found at http://www.cse.huji.ac.il and about the Department of Applied Physics at http://aph.huji.ac.il

Applications should be written in English and include curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, copies of 3 representative papers (from Ph.D and Postdoctoral), and the names and email addresses of at least five references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to ask for recommendation letters from their advisors (Ph.D. and postdoctoral) to be sent directly to the Faculty Search Committee (email or hard copy).

Applications and reference letters may be submitted via email (PostScript or PDF format) to faculty-search@cse.huji.ac.il or to: Faculty Search Committee ATTENTION: Faculty Search Committee The Rachel & Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904 ISRAEL