Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot
Department of Horticulture
Tender for the Position of Lecturer
Flowering Control of Ornamental Plants
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in plant science-horticulture, and
must have completed a post-doctoral specialization in the research of
flowering control and flower development, at both the basic and the
applied-agricultural levels. Knowledge of and experience in
physiological research are required from the molecular level to the
level of the whole plant. The suitable candidate is expected to carry
on a thorough study of physiological-molecular aspects of flowering
processes and their various stages on the one hand, and to expand the
crop range available to ornamental growers in Israel and develop
methods for controlling their flowering on the other. The candidate
will also be required to submit research proposals and secure grants.
Candidates with a wide knowledge in horticulture and botany are
preferred. The suitable candidate will be given an opportunity to
complete his/her specialization in the required field, as necessary.
The candidate is required to teach courses in the field of his/her
major specialization (flowering control and flower development), and
will participate in teaching ornamental plant material.
Potential candidates should apply in writing no later than
September 15, 1992, to:
Prof. R. Goren, Head, Department of Horticulture,
Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot 76100, Israel,
and enclose corriculum vita and list of publication; they should also
secure recommendation letters from three international specialists in
this field, to be sent directly to Prof. Goren at the above address.