[Evolution] Head of the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel

The Institute of Evolution

at the University of Haifa


Invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Professor position as the director of the Institute of Evolution


Preference will be given to senior candidates with research expertise in the field of evolutionary biology. The Institute of Evolution is a world leader with a legacy of over half a century in evolution research and study in various areas of evolution. Its uniqueness lies in its interdisciplinary approaches, unified in the synthetic field of evolutionary biology. The foci of the research include systematics, biodiversity and ecosystem evolution, ecological genetics and genomics, molecular evolution and cytogenetics, evolution of sex and recombination, evolutionary ecology, host-parasite co-evolution, domestication evolution, genome structure and evolution, and bioinformatics.  Its achievements made it world renown both in national and international related evolution research. The Director is expected to be a worldwide leading scholar in the area of evolution and to bring visionary leadership to leverage and enhance synergies across both existing and emerging strengths at The University of Haifa. The Director is expected to develop a vision of how to build successful integration between the Institute of Evolution and the Department of Evolutionary Biology as well as partnerships with other departments and research centers at The University of Haifa, in order to establish new interdisciplinary activities of national and international distinction.


Further information regarding the Institute of Evolution can be obtained at http://evolution.haifa.ac.il/


To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of interest that outlines qualifications for the position and a curriculum vitae. All documents and questions must be directed electronically to viceoffi univ haifa ac il. Full review of applications will commence April 1st, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Prof. Ido Izhaki

Vice President and Dean of Research

and Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology

University of Haifa, Haifa 3498838, Israel

Tel (Office):   (972) 4 8240622 

Tel (Lab):      (972) 4 8249025
Fax:             (972) 4 9539608


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