- 2008-present Associate Professor at WIS
- 2001-2008 Senior Scientist (=Assistant Professor) at WIS
- 2000-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore
- 1998-2000 Member at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
- 1997 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, Munich
- 1997 PhD. in Physics, Tel Aviv University, Thesis advisor: Hagai Netzer
- 1989 B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Magna cum laude)
- 2007 European Research Council Starting Grant
- 2007 The Wolf Foundation Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research
- 2004-2008 Incumbent of the William Z. and Eda Bess Novick Career Development Chair
Born 1963 in Rehovot, Israel.
Married to Nava Pinchuk-Alexander,
with two children, Yotam and Noa.