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The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of food production. The growing demand for aquaculture produce is driven by the need to feed a growing world population and to compensate for the decline in capture fisheries. Aquaculture in intensive recirculating systems practiced in the Israeli Negev Desert offers a sustainable, environmentally friendly aquaculture solution. To strengthen sustainable aquaculture research, the French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands invites applications from candidates with interest in fields related to fish (or other aquatic cultured organisms)-based aquaculture, including (but not limited to) nutrition, physiology, molecular biology, and immunology of aquaculture species, intensive aquaculture production systems. Candidates using zebrafish as a model species are also invited to apply. The scope for research development is wide and diverse. Successful candidates should have excellent research record and educational competence in the field. They are expected to develop an independent research program, supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, demonstrate scientific leadership, obtain competitive research grants, and contribute to departmental and faculty activities and excellence.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
<p>Professor of Middle East Studies, rank open (lecturer, senior lecturer, prof.) The Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites outstanding applications for a full-time, tenure-track position to commence during the academic year 2022-2023 (pending final approval by the university authorities). Areas of expertise include all fields related to Middle east Studies in the early-modern, modern and contemporary periods.</p> <p>Deadline for submission of candidacy: October 17, 2021</p>
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
<p>The department of education is searching for highly qualified applicant for a tenure track position (parallel track). The position requires research, development and training of high school teachers. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Teaching and Teacher Education who will contribute significantly to the development of our teacher education program, including through teaching academic and clinical (practical training) courses. The successful candidate will be involved in (1) training student teachers (2) teaching clinical courses (3) supervising the teacher education team in the university and partner schools. In addition, the candidate will: (1) conduct meaningful research in the field of Teaching and Teacher Education; (2) teach teacher education and graduate courses; (3) supervise graduate student research; and (4) contribute to the department and university.&nbsp;Application open until the position will be filled, review all candidates' files will start towards the end of August.</p>
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
<p>The Department of Education is searching for highly qualified applicants for an open rank (rank will be determined by qualifications) tenure track position. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Teaching and Teacher Education who will contribute significantly to the development of our teacher education program. The successful candidate will (1) maintain a productive and significant research program in the field of Teaching and Teacher Education; (2) teach teacher education and graduate courses; (3) supervise graduate student research; (4) lead teacher education curriculum development processes; and (5) contribute to the department and university. Application open until the position will be filled, review all candidates' files will start towards the end of August</p>
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Department of Psychology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, invites outstanding applications for several academic tenure-track appointments (open rank; per qualifications and experience) in Social, Clinical, and Developmental Psychology. The appointments are subject to budgetary and professional approvals. Expected start date: October 2022. Applicants are encouraged to apply by September 30th, 2021. Later submissions will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Ben-Gurion University, with approximately 20,000 students, provides significant resources and a strong foundation to support all faculty members’ research programs. The Psychology Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is committed to excellence in research and teaching. The department includes 21 faculty members specializing in clinical, brain and cognition, developmental and social psychology. Interdisciplinary collaboration with other faculty members is both common and encouraged. Responsibilities of faculty members include maintaining an active and successful program of research, supervising graduate students (M.A. and Ph.D.) in their research projects, and teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes. Application Open until the positions are filled.
Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at all ranks in the Social Leadership MBA program. Candidates with research expertise in Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Economics and Public Policy with special interest in social leadership, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social impact, impact investments, third sector (non-profits) and charities will be considered. Candidates with a PhD in Sociology will also be considered. All candidates must have a strong quantitative background. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in one of the aforementioned fields, and should provide evidence of outstanding research or potential, as well as excellent teaching abilities. All candidates should submit a letter of application, detailed curriculum vitae, sample manuscripts and any other relevant materials. Job responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to the University and the profession. Teaching at Ben-Gurion University is primarily in Hebrew. However, selected courses may be taught in English, and for promising non-Hebrew speaking candidates, teaching in English for the first two years is conceivable. In any case, part of the courses at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Institute are given in English. Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management is committed to high-quality research as well as to educating tomorrow's leaders. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is among the leading research universities in Israel and the fastest growing. Faculty members are extremely active and productive in research, publishing in leading journals. GGFBM is well known for its young and dynamic faculty members, highly supportive environment, and friendly atmosphere. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Appilication is open Until the position is filled.
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Position at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research - Vacancy Listing Water scarcity hinders human potential by instigating conflicts, compromising human health, and promoting desertification. Due to global changes and population growth, water shortage is more acute than ever, and water quality is rapidly deteriorating. Members of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) carry out cutting-edge multidisciplinary research in hydrology, water microbiology, and water treatment and serve as leaders in graduate education in hydrology and water sciences. We are looking for researchers who will join us in our goal of becoming a leading international multidisciplinary institute studying water in the anthropogenic and natural spheres, and a national center of expertise and education in water issues. In its research and educational activities, the ZIWR identifies and addresses current and emerging challenges, both fundamental and applied, in water-related developments, rehabilitation, and stewardship. The ZIWR is a vibrant young research institute located within the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at the Sede Boqer Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Established in 2002, the ZIWR has since become a leading water institute in Israel through its dynamic and innovative working environment, hosting over 100 researchers, staff members, and graduate students. The ZIWR announces a cluster hire of tenure-track faculty (at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, parallel to Asst. Prof.) who focus on significant water related research topics. These fields of research target emerging environmental/water issues and utilize state of the art tools that will allow better understanding of global water/environment-related concerns. New faculty members are expected to “communicate” with ZIWR researchers. It should be noted that the positions is expected to be filled with the aim of enhancing the department’s expertise in hydrology and environmental sensing. The other topics will be prioritized and decided upon based on the applications the committee receives. A more detailed description of the position can be found below. Topics: The ZIWR invites applications for a tenure-track position in : 1. water sciences/catchment hydrology with a focus on topics such as (but not limited to): catchment hydrology, large-scale hydrological modeling, catchment-scale contaminant transport (including nutrients, micropollutants, and plastics), hydrological modeling and “big-data,” and artificial intelligence in hydrological science. 2. Advanced sensing for various types of water, gases, and water treatments: fundamental and applied research leading to the development and application of sensors to understand water-related issues. Most of our current understanding is based on a limited ability to measure accurately in space and time. The development and application of novel sensors with data acquisition can shed light on many of the current theories related to all hydrological (and other) aspects, such as microbial activity along flow paths; GHG emissions; water treatment; and many more. Such novel sensors could also drive the development of “smart” water treatment unit operations, which would adapt operating conditions to the changing chemical and biological profiles of the water undergoing treatment. 3. One of the following topics: (i) surface science (fundamental research relevant to membrane/desalination, adsorption, catalysis and other water treatment technologies); (ii) micropollutants and/or nanomaterials in water and the environment, examined from both the fundamental and applicative perspective; (iii) resource recovery. Surface science: Fundamental research that is relevant to and often essential for the understanding and development of membrane/desalination adsorption and other water treatment technologies. This research topic was identified as being complementary and synergistic to research that examines membranes (in the wider sense), fouling, scaling, etc., in terms of various membrane technologies. It could also be relevant to hydrologists looking at colloidal transport in surface and subsurface hydrology. Micropollutants and nanomaterials in water and the environment: This is an emerging topic that addresses the global water concerns that can affect human and ecosystem health. It covers many fundamental questions regarding the fate and impact of micropollutants (organic and inorganic) in the environment. Similarly, nanomaterials research can cover a very wide range of fundamental and applied questions on their fate, importance, and potential usage. Resource recovery: Fundamental and applied research on a very important topic that could have an immense global impact. The recovery of resources, such as nutrients and energy, from water and marginal water is becoming increasingly relevant in a world experiencing population growth and the dwindling of natural resources. The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong research and teaching programs, which include mentoring and training graduate students. All teaching and mentoring at the ZIWR is performed in English. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for highly competitive research grants; publish in highly ranked peer-reviewed journals; and participate in the ZIWR’s activities.
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
Tenure-track faculty position in areas of materials science and engineering including advanced materials, functional materials (structural, electronic, optical, materials for energy and bioengineering applications etc.), physics and physical metallurgy of materials, fabrication of materials (in particular additive manufacturing), and computational materials science. In addition to research the position includes teaching courses in core and advanced subjects of materials. * Application Open Until position is filled
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
The ZIWR invites applications for a tenure-track position in water sciences/catchment hydrology with a focus on topics such as (but not limited to): catchment hydrology, large-scale hydrological modeling, catchment-scale contaminant transport (including nutrients, micropollutants, and plastic), hydrological modeling and “big-data,” and artificial intelligence in hydrological science. The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong research and teaching programs, which include mentoring and training graduate students in one or more areas related to water science and technology. All teaching and mentoring at the ZIWR is performed in English. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for highly competitive research grants; publish in highly ranked peer-reviewed journals; and participate in the ZIWR’s activities.
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
<p>The IEM Department is engaged in theoretical and applied cutting-edge research and provides world-class engineering education to more than 900 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Students in our undergraduate program earn a B.Sc. degree, majoring in either Operation Systems, Intelligent Systems, or Information Systems. Students in the graduate program earn a Master&rsquo;s (M.Sc.) or a Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree, majoring in Operations Research and Algorithms, Applied Statistics, Intelligent Systems, Human Factors Engineering, Information Systems, or Data Sciences.</p> <p>The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (in.bgu.ac.il/en/engn/iem/) in Israel invites outstanding researchers to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>Applied Statistics &bull; Production Systems &bull; Supply Chain Systems &bull; Human Factors Engineering &bull; Information Systems &bull; Data Sciences &bull; Machine Learning &bull; Business Analytics &bull; Intelligent Systems</li> </ul> <p>The department and its 30 tenure-track faculty members from various disciplines emphasize a multidisciplinary approach in both research and education.</p> <p>Teaching is held in Hebrew and English. Successful applicants are expected to have:</p> <ul> <li>Experience and expertise in an IEM-relevant area of research &bull; Publications in top journals and presentations at leading conferences &bull; Excellent didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and supervising students &bull; Strong commitment and a high potential for collaborating with peers &bull; Excellent command of the Hebrew and English languages</li> </ul>
Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin October 2022, in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation / sustainability and social responsibility. Job duties include research, teaching, and service to the University and the profession. Teaching at Ben-Gurion University is primarily in Hebrew. However, selected courses can be taught in English, and for promising non-Hebrew speaking candidates, teaching in English for the first two years is conceivable. The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management is a research institution committed to high-quality research as well as to educating tomorrow's leaders. Ben-Gurion University is among the leading research universities in Israel and the fastest growing. Faculty members are extremely active and productive in research, publishing in leading journals. The GGFBM is well known for its young and dynamic faculty members, highly supportive environment, and friendly atmosphere.
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
The YDSEEP department seeks applied mathematicians and/or physicists interested in applying their expertise to environmental science problems. Candidates with background in one or more of the following fields are encouraged to apply, although candidates with other backgrounds may also be considered: statistical physics, nonlinear dynamics, (geophysical) fluid dynamics, pattern formation, mathematical modeling of environmental systems, and mathematics and physics of global scale processes and climate change. The successful candidate is expected to be interested in collaborating with researchers at various BIDR departments and to contribute to the M.Sc. program of YDSEEP. The candidate will also be asked to teach undergraduate course(s) in a department on the main BGU campus, and will be offered an adjunct faculty position there (upon mutual agreement).
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Candidates must have an excellent research record and educational competence in the field of remote sensing for agricultural and related environmental applications. Priorities will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in topics including earth observation systems, spectroscopy, spatiotemporal modeling, big-data analytics and advanced imaging processing methods. These skills should be with an emphasis on either one or combination of plant and soil applications, water and nutrient assessments, land-use/land-cover monitoring, high-throughput phenotyping by multi-platform technologies, crop yield forecasting, as well as ecosystem services. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program with specific reference to challenging environments (e.g. arid and semi-arid regions), supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, demonstrate scientific leadership, obtain competitive research grants, and contribute to departmental and faculty activities and excellence.
The Faculty of Natural Sciences
The Computer Science department seeks candidates for several tenure-track faculty positions starting in October 2021. Researchers with a PhD in computer science and related areas are encouraged to apply. While the department is interested in outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science, we particularly welcome applicants in Systems, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Data Sciences, Machine Learning, Visual Computing, and Robotics.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Department of Geography and Environmental Development at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, invites applications for full-time, tenure-track position to commence during the academic year 2020-2021 (pending final approval by the university authorities). Applications are open in the field of physical geography with focus on Ecology or Atmospheric Sciences/Climate. The Department is located within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences It conducts research and teaching in most fields in physical and human geography, and geoinformatics. It has a strong commitment to excellent research and teaching of bachelor, master, and PhD programs. The application is open until filled.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Department of Economics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, invites outstanding applications for a tenure track position in macroeconomics, international economics and finance. Outstanding applied microeconomists might also be considered.
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
The position is available at the Department of Chemical Engineering starting October 2020 for applicants who have demonstrated an ability to conduct innovative and productive work during their Post-doc.

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