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Job Status :   Full Time, Employee
Company :   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Department of Geography
Posting Date :   July 6
Closing Date :   November 1
5:00 PM Eastern
Relevant Experience :   0 Year(s)
Number of Positions :   1
Location :   Jerusalem, Israel, Outside USA
Category :   Academia and Education
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Department of Geography

Tenure-Track Position in Geography

The Department of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel invites applications for a tenure-track position in geography, starting July 1, 2017.  The Hebrew University is the leading university in Israel. The Department of Geography caters to a broad range of interests within the discipline. Graduate studies are organized around focused specializations such as urban planning, environmental policy and management, and, cultural-historical geography.


As a faculty member of the Geography Department the applicant will join an outstanding department with a strong tradition of excellence in research, as well as teaching and public involvement. The appointment at the Hebrew University allows multiple opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from social sciences, natural sciences and the humanities, and to engage with the complex city of Jerusalem. We are looking for excellent candidates in the fields of political, cultural, and historical geography; urban planning; geoinformatics; European regional studies and the bridge between physical and human geography. 


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire; demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. The person hired will teach introductory and advanced courses in Geography and in areas of their specialization. He/she will also be expected to supervise students at the Master and PhD level and to contribute to departmental and university service. No ability to teach in Hebrew is required but successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in Hebrew within a few years of their arrival.


Appointment procedures will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Hebrew University and are subject to the approval of the university authorities. The university is not obliged to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.


Applications should be submitted via the following website:


Applications should include the following documents (each in a separate file) in English:


  • Curriculum Vitae (including e-mail address) and list of publications (please present books, articles in refereed journals, chapters in books, other publications, as separate items).
  • Names, addresses and email addresses of three potential referees.
  • Scientific biography outlining research and teaching interests and research plans for the forthcoming years.
  • List of required and elective courses able to teach.
  • A letter of application stating your willingness to take the position, starting July 2017.
  • Copies of up to 4 recently published articles.


Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2016


For further inquiries please contact department head:

Professor Daniel Felsenstein,