Tenure Track Faculty Positions

For further information please contact:

Mrs. Oshrit Antebi
Academic Appointments and Promotions
oshritan@savion.huji.ac.il

The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
P.O. Box 12
Rehovot 76100, ISRAEL

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions for the 2022-2023 Academic Year


In the following Units

Department of Animal Sciences

The Department of Animal Sciences at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, invites applications for tenure-track faculty position in Animal Sciences with an emphasis on farm animals. We are looking to recruit motivated independent young scientists, who seek to contribute in research and teaching to our department and faculty. Candidates must possess a Ph. D and have post-doctoral research experience in fields related to those stated below:

Any aspect of Animal Sciences relevant to farm animals’ production, welfare and environmental footprint, at the whole animal, tissue, cell and molecular levels. This includes productivity, environment aspects, welfare, physiology, nutrition, muscle, epigenetics, metabolism, endocrinology, neurobiology, genetics and genomics and water quality.

Head of Department: Prof. Israel Rozenboim (Rully.r@mail.huji.ac.il)

Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition

Any aspect of food sciences, including but not limited to advanced and novel aspects of food technology such as synthetic biology, cultured food or 3D- printing, food safety/microbiology, lipid chemistry, carbohydrates chemistry, protein design and engineering, material science, processing  and  natural products from waste recovery, microfluidics and delivery system, block chain in food.

Any aspect related to human nutritional sciences and metabolism at the cellular, tissue and organism level, including but not limited to adipose tissue biology, impact of nutrition on human disease, health and performance, microbiome and gut-metabolic axis, personalized nutrition, metabolomics, neuroscience, appetite control, biology of digestion system.

Head of Institute: Prof. Oren Tirosh (oren.tirosh@mail.huji.ac.il)

Institute of Environmental Sciences

We seek excellent candidates whose interdisciplinary research is relevant to environmental sciences and overlaps to some extent with one or more of the core disciplines at the Institute (Entomology, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Soil and Water Sciences, Environmental Economics and Management).

Head of the institute: Prof. Sharoni Shafir (sharoni.shafir@mail.huji.ac.il).

Department of Entomology

We seek candidates working in any field of Insect Science, either at the molecular, physiological or ecological level, relevant to agriculture and the environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong track record in research, outstanding academic credentials and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

The successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent and original research program, obtain competitive research grants, supervise graduate students, offer undergraduate and graduate level courses in her/his field of expertise, participate in the entomology teaching program, and contribute to department and faculty activities.

Head of Department: Dr. Yael Mandelik (yael.mandelik@mail.huji.ac.il).

Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

We seek a fungal biologist. The candidate is expected to establish a research program related to fungal-plant interactions, with emphasis on the fungal component.
The Department has broad interests in plant pathology, microbial ecology and evolution. The candidate should have an excellent background in fungal biology including but not limited to fungal-plant interactions or plant pathology and be dedicated to develop an original research program relevant to agriculture and/or the environment.
Scientists with a diverse set of skills including, but not limited to, genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.

Head of Department: Prof. Edouard Jurkevitch (edouard.jurkevitch@mail.huji.ac.il).

Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture

Any aspect of Plant Sciences, either at the molecular, cellular, whole plant, plant community or ecosystem level. Priority will be given to excellent candidates with expertise in one of the following fields: 1) Genetics, 2) Breeding, 3) Photosynthesis. Priority will also be given to excellent candidates with experience in agricultural-related studies.

Head of Institute: Prof. David Weiss (david.weiss@mail.huji.ac.il )

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, invites applications for tenure-track faculty position in veterinary pathology, veterinary pharmacology, veterinary virology, veterinary microbiology, veterinary environmental sciences, animal welfare, veterinary food hygiene, immunology, veterinary anatomy, physiology, farm animal (food-producing) medical sciences, and any other basic sciences associated with veterinary medicine.

Director of the School: Prof. Gad Baneth (gad.baneth@mail.huji.ac.il)


The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels commencing from the 2022-2023 academic year.


Priority will be given to candidates who show originality and potential in one of the areas of specialization listed in Appendix A (very important to check this). We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong track record in research, outstanding academic credentials and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent for Veterinary Sciences) and Postdoctoral experience. Starting rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications. Filling of the positions will be dependent on availability of resources.


Successful candidates will be expected to establish and lead independent and original research teams, to obtain competitive research grants, to supervise graduate students, to teach courses in Hebrew at the undergraduate and graduate levels (as required by their school/institute/department), and to contribute to department and faculty activities. The Hebrew University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from Arab candidates.  


Applications should be submitted via the following website:  http://ttp.huji.ac.il

(First “Create an account” if you do not already have one; then “Sign In”; select “The Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment”; select position “Faculty of Agriculture Tenure Track Faculty Positions - 2022”; click “Apply” and continue the application process in the position’s site)


Applications should include the following documents in English (preferably in PDF format):

  • Curriculum Vitae (according to the instructions in Appendix B).
  • List of publications (according to the instructions in Appendix C).
  • Scientific Biography (1-3 pages) as a summary of previous achievements.
  • A detailed description of future research plans, preferably in the form of a research proposal.
  • Teaching interests and specific courses planned.
  • Previous teaching experience, including evaluation reports (if available).
  • PDF files of 3 key articles.
  • Recommendation letters from the candidate’s Ph.D. and postdoctoral advisors.
  • A list of 3 additional academicians (name, name of institute and e-mail address) who may be approached by the Faculty to evaluate the candidate’s qualifications for the requested academic position.
  • Signed declaration regarding relatives employed by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (form to be filled out on the website).


For further information please contact:

Mrs. Oshrit Antebi
Academic Appointments and Promotions
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
E-mail:   oshritan@savion.huji.ac.il 

 

Applications will be accepted until September 9, 2021