June 2021

​The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Be​n Gurion University of the Negev


Call for Candidates: Alon & Maof scholarships


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev invites applicants holding a Ph.D. degree in Anthropology or Sociology for Alon and Maof scholarships.


Information about the scholarships can be obtained at:  Scholarships for the Integration of Outstanding Faculty​


We are seeking an anthropologist with a proven record of ethnographic research and/or a sociologist. We are especially interested in a candidate whose work focuses on organizations. Candidates are expected to have strong research abilities as demonstrated by their publication record and research program, and to be excellent teachers, able to teach core and methodological courses in anthropology and/or sociology, as indicated by their teaching evaluations and references. Postdoctoral experience is advantageous.


Candidates are expected be able to teach in Hebrew within 3 years of their recruitment.



PhD in anthropology or sociology

For an anthropologist: significant experience in ethnographic research. Specialization in the study of organizations is an advantage.

For a sociologist: significant experience in quantitative research is an advantage. Specialization in the study of organizations is an advantage.

Proven ability to publish in high ranking journals.

Proven ability to write and submit research grants.

Excellent teaching skills, supported by teaching evaluations.

Proven ability to teach core courses.

Collegiality and good interpersonal skills.


Please submit a cover letter, CV, publication samples (2-3), teaching evaluations and other relevant documents by August 1 2021 at avieli@bgu.ac.il


For further information please contact Prof. Nir Avieli, department's chair, avieli@bgu.ac.il

The Call for Candidates in PDF Format​