Tenure Track Position in Plant Sciences at The New School of Plant Sciences and 
Food Security, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University

The new School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at the Faculty of Life 
Sciences at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a full-time 
tenure-track position at the levels of Assistant or Associate Professor in 
Plant Sciences including Plant physiology, Plant ecophysiology, Plant ecology, 
Plant development, Plant biotechnology or Plant systems biology. 
Responsibilities include teaching, research, and administration. Applications 
will be considered from October 1st 2016, until the position is filled. 
Recruitment of the successful candidate is expected by October 1st 2017.

Description of the position:
The 'School of Plant Sciences and Food Security' is seeking applicants who 
focus on Plant Sciences and Food Security. The appointee will establish a 
competitively funded research program to address contemporary and emerging 
issues related to plant biology. The successful candidate is expected to 
establish a vigorous, dynamic and internationally-recognized research program, 
using state-of-the-art research approaches and methodologies.
The appointee is expected to develop courses at both undergraduate and graduate 
levels, for students from a large range of study tracks and programs.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree and / or postdoctoral experience in the fields of Plant Sciences 
and Food Security.  Post-doctoral experience and evidence of research 
excellence are strictly required. The candidate should have the ability to 
teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew, and the ability to develop 
and conduct extramurally funded research.  Women candidates are particularly 
encouraged to apply. Candidate selection is based on academic excellence and 
compatibility to the schools' research goals and teaching interests.

Required application materials:
1) Curriculum vitae including publication list
2) Statement of research plans
3) Statement of teaching interests and philosophy
4) Names, addresses, including e-mails, of four professional references

Applications: materials should be submitted by e-mail to:
Professor Hillel Fromm, Head
School of Plant Sciences and Food Security
Faculty of Life Sciences
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69987, Israel
E-mail: hill...@post.tau.ac.il<mailto:hill...@post.tau.ac.il>




Prof. Marcelo Sternberg
Department of Molecular Biology & Ecology of Plants
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 69978
Israel

TE: +972 3 6405877 (office); 6407468 (lab)
Fax: +972 3 6409159
E-mail: marce...@tauex.tau.ac.il<mailto:marce...@tauex.tau.ac.il>
Skype: marcelo.sternberg
Webpage: http://en-lifesci.tau.ac.il/profile/marcelos



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