Tenure Track Position in Empirical Legal Studies - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

November 17, 2014

The Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law invites applications for a tenure track position in empirical legal studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. The position is open to all academic ranks starting from lecturer to full professor. 


The position will be partially funded by a grant from the Israel Science Foundation, as part of its Israel Centers of Research Excellence (I-Core) program. It is in the Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law, a joint center founded by the Hebrew University and the Technion. 


The candidate selected will be appointed as a full time faculty member in one of the faculties that are affiliated with the Center at the Hebrew University (the Faculty of Law; the School of Education; the Faculty of Social Sciences or the Business School) or the Tehcnion (the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management). Joint appointments will also be considered given the appropriate credentials. All appointments to academic positions depend on approval by the Center, the relevant academic unit(s) and the Hebrew University or Technion administration.

Aside from the regular benefits associated with a tenure track position the chosen candidate will receive a personal research grant of about NIS 150,000 a year that will be renewed until the end of the academic year 2017/8 (and possibly later, depending on the beginning of his or her appointment). In addition, the candidate selected will have access to Center resources that help fund international conferences, workshops, etc.

Applications for an academic appointment in the academic year 2015-2016 should be submitted by 30 September 2014. 


Applicants should submit:

  1. A cover letter describing their research interests and research plans for the coming years.
  2. An updated curriculum vitae and list of publications.
  3. Names and contact details of possible recommenders.


Applications to the Hebrew University should be sent to Prof. Ilana Ritov: ilana.ritov@mail.huji.ac.il

Applications to the Technion should be sent to Prof. Ido Erev: erev@tx.technion.ac.il

A copy of all applications should also be sent to ayelet.gordon@mail.huji.ac.il