Job Opportunities

Undergraduate and Graduate Research Positions:

Undergraduate students from the Technion who are interested in working in our lab for their final thesis are encouraged to contact directly via email the PhD student or researcher that appeals best to their research interests.

Foreign visiting and exchange students interested in working in our lab should contact the Center for International Academic Relations (Link).

Students interested in an MSc or PhD in Nano-related research in our lab are recommended to contact us and apply through the Norman Seiden Multidisciplinary Graduate Program (Link).

Dual Doctorate Programs: Technion has signed Dual Doctorate agreements with the following universities:

  • Politecnico Milano
  • Technische Universität- Berlin
  • The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) -Stockholm
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU)- Singapore

More information.

Postdoctoral and Research Fellowship Opportunities:

European Commission – Marie Curie Actions- International Incoming Fellowship (IIF): 1-2 years to be spent at the Technion for the purpose of collaborative work with faculty members; open to researchers of any nationality who are resident of non-European countries. This fellowship is suitable for PhD-level researchers with a good track record (Link).

European Commission – Marie Curie Actions- Intra-European Fellowship (IEF): 1-2 years to be spent either at the Technion (for foreign researchers), for the purpose of knowledge exchange, idea development and research work. This fellowship is suitable for PhD-level researchers with a good track record (Link).
The deadline for proposals this year is August 16, 2013. Funding for all three fellowships is very lucrative, ranging from €58,000 to €90,000 per year, as well as a separate allowance to cover research costs.

Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships: The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award 8 grants to American post-doctoral scholars who are about to begin a program of research at Israeli institutions of higher education which will commence during the 2014/2015 academic year. The total length of the proposed program of work in Israel must be at least two academic years (20 months net in Israel). The Fulbright award totals $40,000, $20,000 per academic year (Link).

Azrieli Fellows Program: The Azrieli Fellows Program welcomes candidates who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in Israel. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian university. cholars may undertake postdoctoral research in any field of study. Candidates may apply at an early stage of their professional career and no later than four years after completion of their doctoral dissertation (Link).

Whitaker International Program: The Whitaker International Program sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. You must (i) have U.S. citizenship OR be a permanent legal resident of the U.S,., (ii) be in the field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering or a closely-related field, (iii) be no more than 3 years from the receipt of your most recent degree, or be currently enrolled (Link).

Technion Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Postdoctoral studies take place in each of the Technion faculties and departments, under the direction of a Technion faculty member. Eligible candidates are PhD graduates (max 5 years from graduation) or PhD students close to graduation (Link).

UNESCO-L’OREAL International Fellowships Programme for Young Women in Life Sciences: The UNESCO-L’Oréal International Fellowships are designed to identify and reward deserving, committed and talented young women scientists, from all over the world, active in the field of life sciences. Candidates must already be engaged in pursuing research at the doctoral or post-doctoral level in one or allied fields of life sciences including biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy and physiology (Link).

French International volunteer program: The French International volunteer program is a partial fellowship from the French Embassy to support the salary of a French pre or post-doctorate (under 28 years old) who wants to conduct research in prestigious Israeli research institutes and universities in Exact / Life / Health Science or Engineering (Link).

Minerva Fellowship Program: The Minerva Fellowship Program, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, enables Germanscientists and researchers to spend longer-term research residencies at institutions in the host country from six to twenty-four months (for post docs). Some fifty scientists receive fellowships each year. Young scientists and researchers (post docs) are given priority in the selection process (Link).

Swiss National Science Foundation – Early PostDoc Mobility: The fellowships for postdocs starting their career are a funding scheme from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) enabling postdocs to spend a research stay abroad. Awarded for a duration of 18 months or, in justified cases, for a minimum of 12 months. Eligibility requirements include: Doctorate (PhD) already obtained (or obtainment within 6 months); Doctorate obtained no more than 2 years ago; Swiss nationality, permanent residence, residence or cross-border commuter permit, or marriage resp. registered partnership with a Swiss; For persons with foreign nationality, at least 3 years of research activity at a Swiss research institution (Link).