Job advertisement Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biogeochemistry

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biogeochemistry

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biogeochemistry

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Ben Gurion University of the Negev



Relevant division
Biogeosciences (BG)

Full time


26000 € / Year, In addition can apply for competitive scholarships

Required education

Application deadline
18 July 2020

18 December 2019

Job description

Laboratory of Terrestrial Biogeochemistry ( at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel is seeking creative applicants for a postdoctoral research associate position to participate in a collaborative project aiming to understand Consequences of invasive Prosopis species for ecosystems functioning around the Dead Sea, Israel. Specifically, we are looking for an individual with good knowledge of terrestrial carbon and nitrogen cycles and their interactions and a Ph.D. in ecology, biogeochemistry, or related field. The work will be carried out at field sites around the Dead Sea. Candidates should have a demonstrated track record of publications, have strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team. The position is based at the Midreshet Ben Gurion campus of the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Midreshet Ben Gurion is one of the most peaceful, pastoral desert villages in Israel, located on the cliff of a beautiful Tzin river valley.

How to apply

Questions and applications should be directed to Ilya Gelfand, Please provide: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) names and contact information of two professional references, and (4) one or two relevant publications. Review of applications will start immediately; anticipated start date is March 2020.