Senior Research Scientist in Climate Change-Agriculture research

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Call for Senior Research Scientist in Climate Change-Agriculture research

Tel Hai and MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute (https://www.migal.org.il/en) (http://english.telhai.ac.il/academic-category/faculty-of-sciences-and-technology/)) invites applicants for a Research Group Leader position in Climate Change and Agriculture research.

MIGAL is affiliated with the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Tel Hai College located nearby, leading the undergraduate and graduate programs in biotechnology, environmental, water, nutritional, food, computer and animal sciences. The Galilee University is about to be established of this affiliation. This Position is for a Senior Research Scientist at MIGAL and a faculty position at Tel Hai College.

 

Prioritized Areas & Disciplines

We seek motivated independent young scientists in the field of climate changes and agriculture related research topics. Tel Hai-MIGAL invite candidates to be Faculty members in the field of Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change as well as Green and Clean Energy. We hereby welcome excellent scientists studying innovative transdisciplinary projects, either fundamental or applied, in these topics. The candidates are expected to lead a research group studying integrative knowledge and inspiring subjects to cope with the main challenges of climate change in the areas of food security, novel food development, adaptation of agricultural crops and agro-technologies, environmental changes assessment, green and clean energy, etc.

 

Requirements

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and Postdoctoral experience and have a basic knowledge of the Hebrew language (sufficient for communicating and teaching) and demonstrated leadership abilities. Predisposition for multi and interdisciplinary collaboration is considered an advantage. Relevant postdoctoral experience is preferred. Relocation to the Galilee is a prerequisite.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish and lead independent and original research teams, obtain competitive research grants, supervise graduate students, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to contribute to the institute activities.

 

How to apply

Applicants should send detailed curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement and professional interests, as well as a list of at least four potential referees to Dani Kotler, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology at Tel Hai, Email: [email protected]

For further details, applicants are invited to contact Prof. Snait Tamir ([email protected]) and Prof. Gadi Schuster ([email protected]).

To apply for this job email your details to izhaki@research.haifa.ac.il