The Merbl Lab

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Open positions

We are always searching for ambitious and dedicated candidates who are self-driven, highly motivated, and able to work independently as well as as part of a team. We combine cutting–edge technologies in immunoproteomics, biochemical immunology, cell biology, and genomics to address fundamental as well as transnational questions related to proteostasis control of cancer and immune regulation.

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to Yifat Merbl email: yifat.merbl@weizmann.ac.il or Nurit Rosmarin – Nurit.rosmarin@weizmann.ac.il

Specific positions currently open for our lab: (Updated February 2022) 

Bioinformatician  

Out lab combines experimental and computational approaches, led by a talented group of researchers including programmers, bioinformatics, and biologists using advanced equipment for data discovery out of biological samples, data analysis on CPU clusters (based on algorithms developed in our lab), computational modeling and experimental validation.

So, if you love science and technology, are not afraid to take risks, and want to use your computational skills for advancing cancer research, then come and join our team, where you will:

  • Have an opportunity to work with other top talents.

  • Get to experiment with state-of-the-art data science and technologies, learn new methods, and innovate new ideas.

  • Work with unparalleled real-life data to crack problems and influence people’s life.

  • Participate in writing and publication of scientific papers

 

Requirements

  • Passion for science

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, biology with programming experience (or equivalent background)

  • Ability to dig into, analyze and understand data from varying sources

  • Knowledge in a high-level programming language (Python/R /etc)

  • Basic knowledge in Machine learning/Statistical modeling/Data-science  

  • Experience in Distributed computing (advantage)

  • Statistical background (advantage)

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team are essential.

  • Excellent ability to work both independently and in a team

  • Problem-solving attitude

  • Creative thinking skills

Lab Manager 

Our lab is looking for a top-notch, highly organized lab manager for managing the day to day operation of our lab,

Job includes equipment maintenance, ordering supplies, maintaining protocols, and overall technical assistance in support of the research.

Job requirements:

  • BSc in biology, chemistry, or another health and science field.

  • Excellent managerial and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving, training, and mentoring abilities

  • Interpersonal skills and excellent team player

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Experience in a wet lab environment

  • Excellent English

To apply for both positions please send your CV and a cover letter to Yifat Merbl email: yifat.merbl@weizmann.ac.il or Nurit Rosmarin – Nurit.rosmarin@weizmann.ac.il