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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
The EFL unit at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev serves students from all the faculties. Courses are taught at three levels: Basic (CEFR A2), Advanced A (CEFR B1) and Advanced B (CEFR B2). Students study English according to their faculty in two homogeneous divisions: Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering. Responsibilities include: • teaching English for Academic Purposes integrating the four language skills • materials preparation and curriculum development • exam writing in collaboration with colleagues • academic coordination of at least three levels (according to faculty divisions) • supervision of teachers • teacher training • exam writing and team work • testing and curriculum development
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.
The Inter-Faculty Brain Science School
The Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at Ben-Gurion University is seeking to fill a tenure-track, open rank, faculty position, with a starting date of October 1, 2021. We are seeking outstanding candidates interested and capable of an interdisciplinary approach to brain and cognition, whose research program focuses on one or more of the following areas: • Psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics and computational linguistics • Systems neuroscience • Computational neuroscience • Cognitive neuroscience • Clinical neuroscience Successful individuals are expected to establish, and independently fund a research program that synergizes with the interests of other members of the cognitive and brain sciences communities at BGU, and to contribute to the teaching and administrative efforts in the department. Applicants should include: 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Research and teaching statements 3. Electronic copies of up to 3 papers 4. Letter of intent stating willingness to start the position in the fall of 2021 5. Three letters of recommendation The deadline for applications is December 20, 2020 (however, the call will be open until the position is filled).
Faculty of Health Sciences
The Prof. Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) seeks a candidate for a full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the disciplines of Virology/Bacteriology as related to Infectious Diseases: The position will become vacant on October 1st 2020 The successful candidates will be expected to provide leadership in education and research within the discipline of viral or bacterial basic science (including microbiome research) as related to infectious diseases, immunology and cancer and to develop her or his own independent laboratory research program. The individual should demonstrate an outstanding PhD and postdoctoral training with excellent peer-reviewed publication record, as well as evidence of competitive funding potential. She/He will establish an active research program in the relevant field. Our Department is committed to high quality research and teaching at all levels. The language of undergraduate instruction in the department is Hebrew and English. BGU offers a vibrant intellectual environment, which is continually growing. We offer a highly collaborative and diverse research environment, including potential collaborations with clinicians at the Soroka University Medical Center, generous start-up package, modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art core facilities. Our program supports research activities that span the entire spectrum from basic to clinical biomedical research.
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 Engineering Sciences
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: • Applied Statistics • Production Systems • Supply Chain Systems • Human Factors Engineering • Information Systems • Data Sciences and Business Analytics • Intelligent Systems 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’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. The department and its 30 tenure-track faculty members from various disciplines emphasize a multidisciplinary approach in both research and education. Teaching is held in Hebrew and English. Successful applicants are expected to have: • Experience and expertise in an IEM-relevant area of research • Publications in top journals and presentations at leading conferences • Excellent didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and supervising students • Strong commitment and a high potential for collaborating with peers • Excellent command of the Hebrew and English languages
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 and/or Clinical Psychology. The appointments are subject to budgetary and professional approvals. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is 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
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) at a department at 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 Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Candidates with demonstrated expertise in the fields of plant physiology, molecular biology, photosynthesis, plant nutrition and soil fertility, hydrometeorology, soil and rhizosphere biology, soil erosion, and systems/computational biology are invited to apply. The successful candidate 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.
Faculty of Health Sciences
● Development and advancement of teaching and curricula in the field of health professions and medical humanities; implementation of new teaching methods; involvement in updating curricula from the perspective of innovations in teaching; Leading initiatives in medical education, medical humanities and faculty development. ● Development and advancement of medical educational research in all the domains the Faculty of Health Sciences engages in, including teaching and education in basic research, clinical-based teaching and the medical humanities. ● Guidance of students for advanced degrees in health professions
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
The field of physical geography with focus on spatial and temporal ecosystem responses to environmental changes. 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. Application Open Until 31.12.2020
Faculty of Health Sciences
Teacher / Senior Teacher / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Teaching duties include planning and developing courses and instructing and examining students in all nursing programmes and clinical practices. Teachers should constantly update their knowledge of both the general field of nursing and subject-specific development and transmit this knowledge to the students. Research duties include initiating and pursuing research relevant to the Nursing profession and publishing in leading journals while cooperating with others researchers from the national and international community.
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.
Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management
The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM) is known for its young and dynamic faculty, commitment to high-quality research in management, highly supportive academic environment, and a collegial atmosphere. In addition, the GGFBM seeks to provide students with a challenging learning environment focusing on developing advanced management skills and knowledge, as well as on educating students to be socially responsible and engaged citizens. Typical job duties include research, teaching, supervising graduate students and service within the Department and the University. Teaching at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 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 possible.
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Candidates with expertise in the fields of biochemistry, physiology, photosynthesis, molecular and systems biology of photosynthetic cells and integration of microalgae in the development of biotechnological applications are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program; supervise graduate students; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; demonstrate scientific leadership; obtain competitive research grants; contribute to departmental and faculty activities and to the further development of our unique and innovative research program.

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