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)
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.
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.
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
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