Senior Research Assistant to study Virus-Host Interactions

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 cutting-edge microscopy, molecular and cell biology, genetic and biochemistry approaches. We tackle questions at the forefront of the exciting field of virology. We are located in the heart of the vibrant campus of the Weizmann Institute of Science, which includes a variety of supportive services such as recreation center, infants’ daycare, lawns and sport fields and much more.

Job description:

The Laufman lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science is looking for talented and highly motivated senior research assistant to study virus-host interactions. If you possess a strong background in molecular biology and the passion to execute a groundbreaking research using cutting-edge molecular and analytical approaches – your place is with us! The job includes hands-on studies (planning and execution, analysis of data and presentation of results) and guiding of students.

Required qualifications:

• MSc 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
• Ability to work in an organized and precise manner
• 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