Faculty Position in Physics at the Open University of Israel

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Archive Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Open University of Israel
Department Name: 
Natural Sciences
Street Line 1: 
1 University Road, POB 808
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Natural Sciences at the Open University of Israel (OUI) invites applications for a faculty position in physics, with preference to the areas of Gravitational Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology. The position may be filled at any level, from Lecturer to Full Professor. The tentative start time is around fall 2020.

Qualifications: At the time of hire the successful candidate must have a PhD in Physics, Astrophysics, or a closely related field, as well as some postdoctoral experience and a solid world-class research track record. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. The teaching is done in Hebrew, so excellent oral and written command of the language is required.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a research statement (including future plans), a teaching statement (including the potential contribution to the OUI Physics programs) and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to email: physics_cv@openu.ac.il. All materials should be sent by December 1, 2019. 

The OUI is committed to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additioan information: The OUI has the largest number of students in Israel (47,000) with 60 study centers throughout Israel, and is committed to excellence in research and teaching. The main campus is in Ra’anana. Teaching is based on distance learning, utilizing state-of-the-art e-learning technologies and face-to-face academic tutorials and lab courses.

The senior faculty teaching responsibilities include academic supervision of the teaching of courses and developing new courses or updating existing courses in Physics, based on written material and a variety of online resources designed towards self-learning.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Search Committee
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Jonathan Granot
Chair, Search Committee