Tenure track positions at the new ECNU-Haifa Joint Translational Institute

University of Haifa (HU)

Shanghai, China

The University of Haifa is seeking new group leaders to build a new department in the frame of an exciting collaboration between East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai and the University of Haifa.

Each recruited scientist will receive a tenure-track faculty position (PI) and will be an employee of ECNU and affiliated with the University of Haifa. Successful candidates are expected to have completed a post doc and a proven strong record of publications. The hired PIs are expected to base their research labs at ECNU, in the joint ECNU-Haifa Institute for Translational Science (JTI). They will receive generous startup funding, spacious laboratories in a new modern research facility, and funding for International PhD students and post-docs.


Preference will be given for candidates that would work in one of the following fields:

  1. Brain and cognitions, with emphasis on the impact of brain function on everyday life.
  2. Neurobiology of learning and memory with emphasis on cognitive enhancement.
  3. Mathematical abilities, thinking and learning with emphasis on cognitive and neuro-cognitive characteristics  of mathematical processing, and on the role of technological tools in learning of mathematics.
  4. Quantum science and technology with emphasis on the subjects of quantum metrology and sensing, hybrid quantum systems, quantum simulation, or quantum materials.


The successful candidates will have the opportunity to build a new department in a vibrant research environment, in which they will be provided state-of-the-art facilities, manpower, and funding, enabling them to perform top quality research in their field and expand the frontiers of modern translational sciences. Last application date is March 30th 2020. Starting date is October 2020.  Unique link to job – jti.haifa.ac.il



Please address your application to:

Prof. Edi Barkai, Academic Dean of the Joint ECNU-Haifa Transitional Institute at ebarkai@research.haifa.ac.il


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Tenure track positions at the new ECNU-Haifa Joint Translational Institute