Ph.D. Student and Postdoc Positions at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

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Ph.D. Student and Postdoc Positions: We are currently recruiting candidates for Ph.D. student and Postdoctoral positions in the field of Dynamics and Predictability of Extreme Weather. If you are passionate about earth sciences, physics, computer science, and meteorology, and you have the qualifications and drive to contribute to cutting-edge research, we invite you to join our team.

Designation: Ph.D. Student and Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Dynamics and Predictability of Extreme Weather

Location: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Earth Sciences

Eligibility/Qualification: To be considered for these positions, candidates should meet the following qualifications:

  • For Ph.D. Student:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) in Earth Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, or another relevant field.
    • Knowledge and experience in data processing and analysis.
    • Strong programming skills.
    • Proficiency in both Hebrew and English.
  • For Postdoctoral Researcher:
    • Ph.D. in a relevant field (Ph.D. advantage).
    • Experience in running meteorological models is an advantage.
    • Proficiency in both Hebrew and English.
    • Strong programming skills.
    • Organizational ability, independence, initiative, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a team.

Job Description:

Ph.D. Student and Postdoc Positions in Dynamics and Predictability of Extreme Weather

As a Ph.D. student or Postdoctoral researcher in our team, you will have the opportunity to work on research related to the dynamics and predictability of extreme weather events. Key responsibilities and tasks may include:

  • Processing and analyzing meteorological data.
  • Running and improving meteorological models.
  • Investigating the predictability of extreme weather events.
  • Collaborating with a team of researchers in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment.

The preferred start date for these positions is October 2023, with some flexibility.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications, including the following documents, to Dr. Assaf Hochman at

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Academic transcripts and grades
  • Letters of recommendation (if available)

Please indicate in the subject line of your email whether you are applying for the Ph.D. student or Postdoctoral position.

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Join us in our research efforts to better understand and predict extreme weather phenomena. Shape the future of meteorology and make a meaningful contribution to the field at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


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