Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Recommendation letters
and enquiries should be sent to:

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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for the 2021-2022 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.

Head of Department: Prof. Israel Rozenboim, e-mail: Rully.r@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. Potential candidates are encouraged to contact the head of Department for further information.

Head of Department: Prof. Boaz Yuval (e-mail: boaz.yuval@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). Potential candidates are encouraged to contact the head of the institute for further information.

Head of Institute: Prof. Sharoni Shafir (e-mail: sharoni.shafir@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 research. 

Head of Institute: Prof. David Weiss (e-mail: 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 food hygiene, veterinary virology, veterinary microbiology, animal welfare, veterinary environmental sciences, immunology, anatomy, physiology, farm animal (food-producing) medical sciences, veterinary pathology, veterinary pharmacology, and any other basic sciences associated with veterinary medicine.

Director of the School: Prof. Gad Baneth (e-mail: 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 2021-2022 academic year.  

Priority will be given to candidates who show originality and potential in one of the areas of specialization listed above(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 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 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:

https://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 - 2021”;
  • 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. (These should be sent directly to the Faculty’s contact person, Mrs. Oshrit Antebi - see below).
  • 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).

Recommendation letters and enquiries should be sent to: oshritan@savion.huji.ac.il

Mrs. Oshrit Antebi
Academic Appointments and Promotions
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
P.O. Box 12
Rehovot 7610001, Israel

Applications will be accepted until September 22, 2020