Life Science Department
Marine Biology and Biotechnology track offers
Visiting Scholar Position
The Eilat Campus and the Life
Science Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invite applications for the position of Visiting Scholar in all fields of Marine Biology and Biotechnology. Applications are now accepted for the fall semester of 2009 and the spring semester of 2010, separately for each semester. The 2009 fall semester commences on October 18th and ends 3 months later at January 28, 2010. The 2010 spring semester commences on March 1, and ends 4 months later at June 25, including breaks for Passover and Day of Independence.
This visiting scholar position provides an opportunity to spend several months in the city of Eilat, located on the northern shores of the Red Sea, and conduct research in marine biology and biotechnology. The city of Eilat houses the Marine Biology and Biotechnology track of the department of Life Sciences at the Eilat Campus of Ben-Gurion University. The campus includes a basic biological laboratory and works collaboratively with two other prominent Marine research centers in Eilat: the Inter University Institute (IUI) for Marine Sciences and the National Center for Mariculture (NCM) affiliated with Volcani Research Center.
Applicants will be requested to teach in English a weekly class of 3 hours, for 13 weekly meetings and be engaged in local research. In case the research will result in a scientific publication, the fact that the research was done or initiated while being a visiting scholar in the Eilat Campus of Ben-Gurion University should be indicated.
Candidates with a Ph.D. degree and a strong record in marine biology that includes both research and teaching will be considered. This Visiting Scholar Position is best suited for academics on sabbatical leave, but is also applicable for post-doctorate graduates.
The Eilat Campus will compensate the visiting scholar with a total of US$6,000. Although, we offer our assistance in suggesting accommodation, we do not cover the cost which starts from about $500 a month. The candidate is requested to take care of his/her health insurance. Travel expenses are not included.
A candidate may offer more than one course for selection. Each course must be accompanied by a detailed syllabus.
Applicants must complete the following form, and submit it together with their curriculum vitae and list of publications. These may be sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Three support letters per applicants are requested to be sent to: Mrs. Rotem Carmon, Eilat Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, P.O.B 653 Beer Sheva, 84105 ISRAEL.
The application deadline for 2009 fall semester is May 30, 2009.
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