Senior Research Scientist positions in Life Sciences

 

MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute invites applicants for Research Group Leader positions in the Department of Molecular & Computational Biosciences and Biotechnology.

MIGAL is an institute located in the Upper Galilee committed to excellence in interdisciplinary research and innovation, encouraging 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. 

 

Position Description: 

 

Senior Scientist/Research Group Leader in:

  • Computational/synthetic biology, focusing on operating principles of complex biological systems and design & engineering of small biomolecules. 
  • Immunology, with focus on either immunotherapy or vaccinology. 
  • Microbiology, with focus on microbial evolution/microbial ecology.

Prioritized Areas & Disciplines: molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, immunology, virology, cellular immunotherapy, functional genomics, microbiology, advanced computational methods, metabolic engineering, biomolecular signaling, microbial evolution. 

Numbers of Positions: 3. 

 

Requirements

 

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 required. The Institute, with the aid of the regional authorities, will assist the recruited researchers in the relocation process. 

 

How to Apply

 

Applicants should send their detailed curriculum vitae and research statement, as well as the names and affiliations of at least four potential referees to Mrs. Aviv Elbaz Nudel, Human Resources Manager at MIGAL, avive@migal.org.il .

For further details, applicants are invited to contact Prof. Dan Levanon, Scientific Director of MIGAL Institute, danl@migal.org.il.

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