The Benoziyo Center for Astrophysics invites highly qualified candidates to apply for the 3-year Benoziyo Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Benoziyo Fellows conduct independent research as part of the Astrophysics group within the Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. Fellows can pursue research in theoretical, numerical, observational or experimental astrophysics, have full access to all the resources available at the center and are encouraged to collaborate with the different research groups.


Included Benefits: Basic benefits are as detailed on Feinberg Graduate School's postdoctoral fellowships webpage. Prize fellowship holders will receive some additional living expenses assistance, and an additional annual research allowance of $15,000 to support their independent research.


2020-2021 Application period is now open.
Application deadline Nov 15, 2019

Current Fellows

  • Idel Waisberg
  • Yi Yang
  • Naama Hallakoun

Past Fellows

  • Kenny Ng
    2016 - 2019
  • Sladjana Knezevic
    2014 - 2017
    Staff, Belgrade Observatory
  • Paul Vreeswijk
    2013 - 2017
    Staff, Radboud University
  • Assistant prof.
    Benny Trakhtenbrot
    2012 - 2013
    Assistant prof., Tel Aviv University
  • Carlos Badenes
    2010 - 2013
    Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh