Call for Faculty Member and Academic Director of the Technion Genome Center (TGC) - Genome Research/High Throughput Sequencing Methodology Development

The Faculty of Biology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is currently looking to recruit an exceptional scientist whose expertise is in developing techniques based on state-of-the-art high throughput sequencing methodologies and related genome research.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree and have Post-doctoral training with extensive experience and an outstanding proven record in the field of genomics, including development of high throughput sequencing-based techniques. The position is for an independent investigator, who is expected to establish his/her own extramurally-funded research group, and can be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, in accordance with the candidate’s qualifications.

The successful candidate should also expect to serve as the Academic Director of the Technion Genome Center (TGC). TGC comprises an established team of staff and state-of-the-art equipment, details of which can be found at  http://tgc.net.technion.ac.il/.

The Faculty of Biology at the Technion takes advantage of being situated in the epicenter of a world-class leading Technology Institute, and has a strong focus on molecular, developmental, and cellular biology, as well as several groups working on marine microbiology, cancer research, biophysics, protein science, and quantitative systems biology, much of which is in the context of interdisciplinary research.

The position is highly competitive with regards to startup funds and laboratory space. The successful candidate would be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate level courses, some of which would be in Hebrew.

Applicants should submit their CV,  a letter of intent which includes a detailed explanation on their suitability to the position  as well as a list of six suggested referees to Prof. Yehuda Assaraf ( Dean of the Faculty of Biology):  assaraf@technion.ac.il or Prof. Yael Mandel-Gutfreund (Vice Dean and Head of Search Committee): yaelmg@technion.ac.il