Postdoc in roof ecology (Israel) ~

2 de julio de 2015

Postdoc in roof ecology (Israel)

We seek applicants for a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Kadas Green Roof Ecology Center (  The Kadas Center is housed within the Institute of Evolution ( and Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology at the University of Haifa.  Our main foci are integrating ecology into green roof research, using green roofs as a novel system to study ecology, assessing the role of green roofs for biodiversity, and biodiversity enhancement in green roofs.  The ideal candidate would have background in plant community ecology, plant-insect interactions, and would be well versed in quantitative analysis of communities, experimental design and biostatistics.  Ideally, the postdoctoral fellow would not only develop his/her own studies, but also aid in guiding students and analyzing data.  We would also consider candidates with strong backgrounds in plant natural histories and plant physiological ecology.
Haifa University ( is situated on the ridge of scenic Mount Carmel. It is at the southern edge of city of Haifa and abuts the northern edge of The UNESCO Mount Carmel Biosphere Reserve ( Both the city and the University are national models for coexistence among people of different religions with sizeable representations of Jews, Christians and Muslims and Druze. Haifa is home to the Baha'i  world center and holy site.
A good starting date would be September or October 2015.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter including research interests and areas of expertise, cv and contact information for three referees to Leon Blaustein at
Leon Blaustein

Director, Kadas Green Roofs Ecology Center
Head, Community Ecology Laboratory
Institute of Evolution and Department of Evolutionary & Environmental Biology
Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Haifa
199 Abba Hushi Rd, Haifa, 3498838, Israel
Tel. 972-4-8240736 (office); 972-4-9998881 (home)
Cell: 054-268-8290; Institute Fax:  972-4-8246554

Chief Editor, Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution

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