Senior Lab Technician

Weizmann Institute of Science

About the company:

The Laufman lab studies the ways human RNA viruses interact with their host cells and transform them into viral manufactories using state-of-the-art microscopy, molecular and cell biology, genetic and biochemistry approaches. We tackle questions at the forefront of the exciting field of virology, and offer a pleasant and supportive work environment.

Job description:

The Laufman lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science is looking for an experienced and highly motivated senior lab technician. The job includes hands-on studies of virus-host interactions (planning and execution, analysis of data and presentation of results) using advanced microscopy, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology approaches. In addition, the job involves guiding of students.

Required qualifications:

• M.Sc. or PhD in biology/life sciences
• Extended hands-on experience in molecular biology approaches
• Extended hands-on experience in cell culture techniques
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• High organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal and mentoring skills
Experience in microscopy and cell biology approaches is an advantage

Job location

The Department of Molecular Genetics at the Weizmann Institute of Science