​​​The Department of Life Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites applications for the following tenure-track faculty positions,​​​ beginning October 1st, 2019.


Molecular Ecology 

​We are interested in candidates who conduct research that relies on molecular genetic approaches to address questions in ecology, evolution and/or conservation. Relevant fields include (but are not limited to) ecological, environmental, evolutionary and population genomics, and molecular adaptations underlying individual traits, such as behavior and life history.​

The successful candidate should have outstanding PhD and postdoctoral training records. This person will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program in Molecular Ecology. 

In addition, the Department is committed to quality teaching at all levels. The hired candidate will be expected to contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students. The language of undergraduate instruction in the Department is Hebrew.

Suitable applicants should send:

1. Cover letter. 

2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Description of future research plans.

4. List of at least three references. ​


Biology/Life Sciences 

We are interested in candidates who employ innovative approaches and/or utilize novel model systems to conduct cutting edge biological research. The successful candidate should have outstanding PhD and postdoctoral training records. This person will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program. 

In addition, the Department is committed to quality teaching at all levels. The hired candidate will be expected to contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students. The language of undergraduate instruction in the Department is Hebrew. 

Suitable applicants should send:

1. Cover letter. 

2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Description of future research plans.

4. List of at least three references. ​


To: Prof. Ofer Ovadia (oferovad@bgu.ac.il)
Chair, Department of Life Sciences
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Tel 972-8-6461373/6, Fax 972-8-6472648