Tenure track faculty positions at the Racah Institute of Physics for the academic year 2017/2018

Important Information:

  • Submission deadline: October 13th, 2016 (Letters of recommendation: October 26) 

  • Online application here. (Documents are uploaded by applicant. He/she also receive there a unique e-mail to which recommendation letters are to be sent).
  • Technical help with online submission: helpdesk@ekmd.huji.ac.il
  • All other inquiries / help: faculty.search@phys.huji.ac.il


The Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and in all fields of physics. Faculty candidates are expected to have a strong track record in research and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates should have a Ph.D degree and a postdoctoral research experience.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, to lead an active research group involving M.Sc and Ph.D students and to raise external funding for their research. Note that teaching at the Hebrew University is primarily in Hebrew. While excellent candidates who are not fluent in Hebrew will be considered, successful candidates will be expected to be able to teach in Hebrew within a couple of years.

Acknowledgements of receipt will be sent by automated system, and later by a human. Updates and further inquiries should also be sent to faculty.search@phys.huji.ac.il.  Candidates are encouraged to be in contact with the relevant research groups or researchers at the Racah Institute during their postdoc period and towards the time in which they wish to apply. They are also encouraged to visit the Racah Institute, give seminars and meet the the relevant people at the institute, during November and December. Offers are generally given between February and July.

Note that the univerity requests the list of publications to follow standard guidelines.

Letters of recommendation should be addressed to the dept. chair, Prof. Nir Shaviv.

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