Opportunities for Researchers: IIASA-Israel Program

The IIASA-Israel Program offers opportunities for researchers to develop their skills and expertise in systems analysis, and international and interdisciplinary research at IIASA.

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Researchers wishing to develop skills and expertise in systems analysis, and international and interdisciplinary research are invited to apply for the positions below.

Positions are available for early and mid-career researchers along with senior researchers; and are made possible through Israel becoming a member of IIASA in December 2017. Preference will be given to candidates with a focus on energy policy, air quality, demography, water, emergency and resilience, and science policy.


Selection will be made based on:

  1. The applicant’s academic credentials and background; applicants need to be a member of or affiliated to an academic or research institution in Israel.
  2. Synergies between the applicant’s current research and IIASA’s research agenda (see IIASA Research Plan 2016-2020). 
  3. The applicant’s potential to facilitate and forge long-term collaborations between the Israeli academic sector and IIASA.

Opportunities for Early Career Researchers at IIASA

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Funds the opportunity for one postdoctoral research fellow to come to IIASA for up to two years to study topics related to the IIASA research agenda. Candidates are required to develop and submit a research proposal. To find the program suitable for your research, interested applicants should view our research page and are encouraged to contact the relevant program representatives

Click here for the application page. Deadline for applications is 29 March 2019.

For further details on the postdoctoral opportunity or other queries, please contact Ms. Aleksandra Cofala ().

Opportunities for Mid-Career Researchers at IIASA

Professorial Joint Appointment

Funds the opportunity for one researcher, ranked Professor or Full Professor, to come to IIASA for three months to further his or her research in collaboration with IIASA researchers.

Associate Professorial Joint Appointment

Funds one researcher, ranked Assistant or Associate Professor, to come to IIASA for six months to further his or her research in collaboration with IIASA researchers.

Visiting Scholar

Funds the living expenses of one researcher to spend a sabbatical at IIASA, to develop his or her research in collaboration with IIASA researchers.

To apply for mid-career opportunities:

Candidates are required to submit their curriculum vitae and a brief statement (max. 1 page) detailing the research that he or she proposes to carry out at IIASA along with how he or she will use the placement to facilitate longer-term collaboration between IIASA and the Israeli academic sector. To find the program suitable for your research please view our research page. Full funding is available for one applicant in each mid-career category, but IIASA welcomes additional scholars with outside funding.

Interested candidates for any of the above positions should send their cover letter and brief statement to Ms. Alia Harrison at by 29 March 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

For further details on eligibility criteria or other queries please contact Dr. Shmuel Abramzon () for further information.


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Last edited: 15 January 2019

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Alia Harrison

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IIASA-Israel Program

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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