Career Opportunities


 

Title: Staff Associate
Position Type: Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Carnegie Institution for Science
Department: Plant Biology
Field: plant biology, computational biology
Stanford, CA USA

General Information: We are seeking an exceptional, early-career scientist (recent PhD/early postdoctoral) in the field of computational biology for the position of staff associate.  We will provide a supportive environment for five years, with the expectation that following this period the staff associate will be recruited as a mid-career investigator in academia, government or industry. Carnegie Institution for Science is a private, nonprofit organization for scientific discovery, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1902 and intended to be home to exceptional individuals at the cutting edge of their fields. Today, the Carnegie Institution hosts six departments in strategically located settings, which cover a broad spectrum of natural and physical sciences ranging from astronomy, developmental biology, genetics, plant science, global ecology, astrophysics and geochemistry. Carnegie's Department of Plant Biology is located on the Stanford University campus and we interact closely with members of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and Medical School departments. Our faculty focuses on a wide range of questions at the core of plant biology. Carnegie is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the natural or physical sciences, computational biology or engineering, and research interests relevant to plant biology. Scientists with an interest in evolutionary problems or multi-scale modeling are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The candidate should have the creativity, tenacity and discipline to explore original and innovative ideas. We are seeking a colleague who has, through unconventional research, a potential to create new fields and/or revolutionary technologies. We expect the new member to interact synergistically with department faculty while developing an independent research program.

Instructions: Candidates should submit a CV, a list of 3 referees, and a 3-page research statement that includes a description of their major contributions to science and future research plans, no later than  September 2, 2016. Submission must be done online (https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/staff-associate-position/).

ContactN: Terri Tippets
ContactEttippets@carnegiescience.edu
WebLink: https://jobs.carnegiescience.edu/jobs/staff-associate-position/
Reviews Start:  09/03/16
Apps Close:  09/02/16


 

Title: Zoologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Tel Aviv University
Department: Zoology
Field: biogeography, comparative physiology, conservation, neuroethology, animal behavior, behavioral ecology, evolution, systematics, taxonomy
Tel Aviv, Israel

General Information: The Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, invites applications from exceptional candidates for a tenure-track position.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in one of the following fields: ecology, biogeography, comparative physiology, conservation, neuroethology, animal behavior, behavioral ecology, evolution, systematics, taxonomy.  They should have strong and substantive training and an active zoologically-oriented research agenda, as evidenced by their publications in first-class international, peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should be committed to graduate and undergraduate teaching and to be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew within 3 years of obtaining the position.

Application Procedure: Submit electronically a letter of application, CV and short research and teaching statements TO: zoologyh@tauex.tau.ac.il Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until September 1 as deadline or until the position is filled.

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in one of the following fields: ecology, biogeography, comparative physiology, conservation, neuroethology, animal behavior, behavioral ecology, evolution, systematics, taxonomy.  They should have strong and substantive training and an active zoologically-oriented research agenda, as evidenced by their publications in first-class international, peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should be committed to graduate and undergraduate teaching and to be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew within 3 years of obtaining the position.

Responsibilities: Research, Teaching undergraduate and graduate students, supervising graduate students, serving on departmental bodies/committees

Instructions: Submit electronically a letter of application, CV and short research and teaching statements TO: zoologyh@tauex.tau.ac.il

ContactN: Noga Kronfeld-Schor
ContactEzoologyh@tauex.tau.ac.il
WebLinkhttps://en-lifesci.tau.ac.il/zoology
Reviews Start: 05/19/16
Apps Close 09/01/16