An Info Meeting was held on June 25th: Relocation Abroad and Opportunities in Reintegrating Back into Israel’s AcademiaA

We would like to thank all of you who attended the conference on the 25th of June 2012, in Jerusalem.


The meeting was held by the Council for Higher Education, and focused on possibilities of re-integrating as academic faculty in Israel, and on how to keep in contact and look for a job in Israel during your stay abroad


For those who could not attend – please note that the conference was filmed – the full video should be uploaded to the site within three days.

In addition, please see the handouts distributed at the conference and the presentations that were presented (see links from the conference program):

Meeting Program:

18:00 Welcome and refreshments

18:30 Greetings: Moshe Vigdor, Director-General of the CHE/PBC

18:35 Dr. Liat Maoz, Director of the I-CORE program, CHE/PBC: Going for PhD/post-doc and re-integrating as academic faculty in Israel: opportunities, scholarships, keeping in contact

18:50 Prof. Rivka Carmi, Chairwoman of Ben-Gurion University and VERA Chairwoman: Women in academia and recruitment of new faculty at universities

19:10 Mrs. Smadar Hirsh, Manager of researchers mobility, ISERD: European programs to recruit staff (an updated version will be uploaded soon)

19:20 Mr. Omri Ingber, Manager of the the Center for Absorption in Science, Ministry of Immigrant Absorption: assistance in Absorption of Scientists by the Ministry of Absorption and the “Israeli Houses” abroad

19:30 Panel discussion and Q&A session on relocation abroad, and on reintegrating as faculty in Israel. Panel members: Dr. Sarah Eyal, Dr. Tomer Volansky, Dr. Uriel Haran

20:00 Refreshments


The conference took place at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram campus. See details in the invitation.