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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 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.

We are always looking for exceptional talents who share our vision n transforming epiProteomics capabilities in basic and translational research. If you have experience in Immunology, Cancer Biology, Biochemistry, Proteomics, or Structural Biology and would like to be part of an amazing team - apply today! 

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to Yifat Merbl email:


Numerous postdoc positions are currently open (Updated Feb 2024)!

We are also looking for new Bioinformaticians/computer scientists to join our team:

Our lab combines experimental and computational approaches, led by a talented group of researchers, including programmers, bioinformaticians, and biologists. We are 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.

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

  • Work in a highly dynamic environment with established industry/pharma collaborations

  • Develop next-generation technologies in the field of epiProteomics

  • Have an opportunity to work with other top talents

  • Expose yourself to state-of-the-art data science and technologies, learn new methods, and innovation

  • Work with unparalleled real-world data to crack problems and impact human health

  • Participate in the writing and publication of scientific papers supported by top-tier grants (e.g. ERC)



  • Passion for science

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

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

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

  • Basic knowledge of 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


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