The School of Plant Sciences and Food Security is seeking excellent applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position

The School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at Tel Aviv University is seeking excellent applicants to fill a tenure track position at the levels of Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Associate Professor. Areas of interest include all aspects of plant sciences.

01 January 2023

Qualifications for the position include PhD in biology or related fields, postdoctoral research experience in academy or the industry, and publications describing original and outstanding research achievements in plant sciences and related disciplines.


The successful appointee is expected to establish an internationally-recognized competitively-funded research program to address contemporary and emerging issues in plant sciences. The appointee is expected to develop courses for undergraduate and graduate levels and teach in both Hebrew and English, supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and contribute to the development and operation of the School, Faculty of Life Sciences and University.


Applications will be considered from January 1st 2023, until March 15th 2023. Recruitment of the successful candidate is expected by October 1st 2023.


Applicants should submit the following materials: 

1) Curriculum vitae including list of publications

2) Statement of research plans

3) Statement of teaching interests and philosophy

4) Names, addresses, including e-mails, of four professional references

Materials (combined in one PDF file) should be sent by e-mail to Professor Amir Sharon, Head of the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University (

Tel Aviv University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

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