Senior Research Scientist positions in Plant Sciences


MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute invites applicants for Research Group Leader positions in the Department of Plant Sciences.

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:

  • Plant Biology, focusing on natural compounds for health-value foods
  • Plant Genomics, covering areas such as evolution, development, physiology, ecology, and plant interactions with other organisms.

Prioritized Areas & Disciplines: Natural compounds, botany, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, comparative and functional genomics, evolution, physiology, ecology, bioinformatics (phylogenomics, transcriptomics, phenomics, epigenomics, metagenomics). 

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 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,

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

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