Job Position: 
Academic
Closing Date: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Faculty positions in the Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory

French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands

Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR)

Ben-Gurion University (BGU)

Job Description:

The Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory (MBL) invites applications for faculty tenure-track positions. We are seeking applicants with experience in biochemistry / physiology  photosynthesis/ molecular plant sciences with relevance to microalgae. The candidates will join the MBL (http://bidr.bgu.ac.il/bidr/research/algal/About.htm), at the French Associate Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands, at the BIDR.

Of particular interest are candidates who have background and motivation to develop an independent research activity in one of the above-mentioned topics with reference to the development of the biotechnology for algal biomass production. The successful candidates will be committed to excellence in research and teaching, and expected to develop an active program of research with graduate students at all levels. Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability in terms of grant application and scientific publication.  

Requirements:

Ph.D. in botany, plant sciences, or other related fields

Peer-reviewed scientific publications

Post-doctoral training of at least 2 years

 

Additional Information: Review of applications will begin immediately.

It is anticipated that more than one position will be available in the coming years.

 

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents (please indicate in the subject line “faculty position”):

- a current C.V

- a letter of interest, including current research and proposed future activities

- three reference letters from colleagues familiar with your professional background,

sent directly to the following address:

 

Prof Sammy Boussiba

sammy@bgu.ac.il

Head, Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory

Director, French Associates Institute
for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands

The Jacob Bluestein Institutes for Desert Research

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev  

Sde-Boker Campus 84990, Israel

Contact Name: 
Prof Sammy Boussiba
Contact Email: 
Job Location: 
Israel