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Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship​

Regulation of the BCSC Fellowship.docxRegulation of the BCSC Fellowship

Candidates who are interested in conducting postdoctoral research at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research are invited to apply for postdoctoral fellowships from the Jacob Blaustein Center for Scientific Cooperation. Please see our official call for applications here

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Before Applying

Candidates should first select a topic of interest and identify a prospective supervisor. A detailed list of BIDR faculty members and their research activities can be found here:

 Contact the faculty member about possible postdoctoral positions and, if available, develop a research program with the faculty member. 

Application Process

1.    You must complete the application form online at​ 

2.    You must send copies of your undergraduate and graduate degree diplomas and grade transcripts

, as PDF or Word attachments, to the BCSC office, by email to 

 3.   Select three referees and send them the Letter of Reference Letter_of_Reference (9).docLetter of Reference.doc form to            complete. Your ​referees should be faculty members who have taught and/or worked with you.

      One of the referees should be your dissertation advisor. Ideally, another referee should be a               scientist who is familiar with your work but is from a university other than your own. Please               instruct your referees that their reference letters should be sent directly to the BCSC office, by           email to

       4.    Please ask your prospective BIDR host to complete the BIDR Host                                        Form​  and submit it to the BCSC office by email at 


 Please note that current BIDR postdocs in their first year of research who do not have a BCSC fellowship are eligible to apply for a BCSC Postdoctoral Fellowship, in accordance with BGU regulations.


The application deadline is March 2, 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted for consideration.​ 


 Guidelines for Extension Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2nd Year

ApplicationExtensionPostdoc (3).docApplication Extension Postdoc (Form 1)

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  •  ​Scientific Report: Title of research
  • Abstract summarizing research achievements (1-2 pages)
  • Proposed research plan for the 2nd year (up to a single page)

Participation of post-doctoral fellows in international conferences

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