Postdoc candidate – the genetic basis of human-specific traits and diseases

Weizmann Institute of Science

About the institute:

The Weizmann Institute of Science is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary basic research institutions in the natural and exact sciences. It is located in Rehovot, Israel, just south of Tel Aviv. It was initially established as the Daniel Sieff Institute in 1934, by Israel and Rebecca Sieff of London in memory of their son Daniel. In 1949, it was renamed for Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the first President of the State of Israel and Founder of the Institute.

Institute description:

The human evolution lab in Weizmann is looking for a Postdoc candidate for an innovative study deciphering the genetic basis of human-specific traits and diseases.

Required qualifications:

PhD in life sciences or related field – mandatory
Hands-on experience with cell culture & molecular genetics – mandatory
Experience with bioinformatics & genetic editing – advantage

Institute location:

Rehovot, Israel