Senior Research Scientist positions in Environmental Sciences

MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute invites applicants for Research Group Leader positions in Environmental Sciences/Precision Agriculture.

MIGAL is an interdisciplinary research institute located in the Upper Galilee that encourages innovative research and collaboration across scientific, industrial, agricultural, academic and technological areas.  

MIGAL is affiliated with the Faculty of Science and Technology at the nearby Tel Hai College, leading the undergraduate and graduate programs in biotechnology, and environmental, water, nutritional, food, computer and animal sciences ( A position as Senior Research Scientist at MIGAL is accompanied by a faculty position at Tel Hai College.

Job description:
Senior Scientist/Research Group Leader in:

  • Soil chemistry and geochemistry 
  • Microbial ecology
  • Environmental hydrology

Numbers of positions: 2

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and relevant Postdoctoral experience and have a basic knowledge of the Hebrew language (sufficient for communicating and teaching) and demonstrated leadership abilities. The positions are open to outstanding candidates of all academic levels. Predisposition for interdisciplinary collaboration is considered an advantage. Relocation to the Galilee is a prerequisite. 

Prioritized Areas & Disciplines:
soil chemistry, soil physics, water chemistry, biogeochemistry, hydrology, microbial ecology
agroecology, soil microbiome, microbial genetics, bioinformatics, multispectral analysis strong background and in-depth experience with one or more of the following themes is prioritized: nutrients modeling, fertilizer and/or pesticides applications, precision agriculture methods including soil proximal survey techniques and multispectral analysis.

How to apply:
Applicants should send their detailed curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, and a list of professional interests, as well as the names and affiliations of at least four potential referees to Mrs. Aviv Elbaz Nudel, Human Resources Manager at MIGAL,

For further details, applicants are invited to contact: Prof. Dan Levanon, Scientific Director of MIGAL Institute,  

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