Senior Faculty Positions

Machine Learning

The Faculty of Engineering's Signal Processing Track and Information Processing and Data Science Program is currently recruiting researchers in Machine Learning for a tenure-track position at Assistant and Associate Professor levels. We are seeking for candidates with strong theoretical background in machine learning, including, but not limited to: machine learning theory and algorithms; deep learning; unsupervised learning; statistical inference and learning; reinforcement learning; optimization; statistical relational learning; big data analytics; and machine learning and analytics applied to real-world problems e.g. speech, vision, and robotics.

We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the Faculty's divers disciplines through their research, teaching, and services.
Candidates must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills, an aptitude for teamwork, and a scholarly interest in high-quality engineering education and research. 

Faculty members are expected to supervise graduate students towards MSc and PhD degrees, conduct high-quality research, publish in top-level international journals and conferences, attract funding from competitive grants as well as from industrial and governmental bodies, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew and English.
We are also seeking for candidates with collaborative potential or experience with other knowledge areas such as Life Sciences, Finance, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Requirements:

  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • A Post-Doctoral training abroad in a well-known academic institute.  

Applications should be emailed to Ms. Dina Yeminy, Faculty Administrative Head  (dina.yeminy@biu.ac.il), and to Prof. Sharon Gannot, Head of the Signal Processing Track (Sharon.gannot@biu.ac.il).

Applications should include the following documentation:

  1. Statement of Purpose (in English) indicating the applicant's relevant qualifications and teaching plans.
    Note: plans should be specific, including methods of transferring knowledge and background to undergraduate and graduate students. 
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Statement of Research plan.
  4. Statement of Teaching plan.
  5. References (from Ph.D. Advisors, Post-doc advisors, and others familiar with the candidate’s work).

Within one month of applying (emailing the full set of documents), the applicant will be contacted. Should the initial screening be successful, the candidate may be asked to give a lecture about her/his current research topics and be interviewed by the Faculty Dean and Bar-Ilan Faculty members. If necessary, interviews can be conducted by electronic means.


Computer Engineering

We are currently hiring Computer Engineering Researchers specializing in one or more of the following fields:

  • Computer architecture
  • Software engineering
  • Big data analytics 
  • Computer networks
  • Network Security
  • Large scale and cloud-based systems for data science
  • Computational geometry 
  • Databases and information systems
  • Human–computer interaction
  • High-performance computing 
  • Distributed computing

Faculty members are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew and English, supervise theses, conduct high-quality research in collaboration with industry and government bodies, publish in top international journals, and participate in outreach activities.

Salaries and teaching loads are competitive. Start date may be in the second semester of 2017 or during 2018, according to availability.

Candidates must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills, an aptitude for teamwork, and a scholarly interest in high-quality engineering education and research. 

Requirements:

  • A PhD in computer sciences, informatics, electrical or electronic engineering or a related field.
  • A post-doc position at a well known academic institution.  

Applications should be emailed to dina.yeminy@biu.ac.il, including the following documentation:

  1. Statement of purpose (in English) indicating the applicant's relevant qualifications and teaching plans.
    Note: plans should be specific, including methods of transferring knowledge and background to undergraduate and graduate students. 
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Statement of Research plan.
  4. Statement of Teaching plan.
  5. References (Ph.D. Advisor, Post-doc advisor, and others).

Within one month of applying (emailing the full set of documents), the applicant will be contacted. should the initial screening be successful, the candidate may be asked to give a lecture about her/his current research topics and be interviewed by the Faculty Dean and Bar-Ilan faculty members. If necessary, interviews can be conducted by electronic means.