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Postdoc in developmental mechanics

Posted by , on 16 March 2021

Job type: Postdoc

Location: Tel Aviv University, Israel

Closing Date: 31 December 2021


The Zaidel-Bar Lab invites highly motivated PhDs to join its effort to decipher how the cytoskeleton is regulated during development and in physiology. The lab takes a multi-scale approach from single proteins to the organism and system level, using a variety of cutting-edge technologies, most notably advanced microscopy, in mammalian cells in culture and in the nematode C. elegans. Its goal is to understand the molecular mechanisms cells and tissues employ to change shape, migrate, sense, and generate forces that are essential for life.

The lab welcomes outstanding candidates with a PhD degree in life sciences or in quantitative sciences, with a passion for research.

The Zaidel-Bar lab is located in Tel-Aviv University (, which is the leading interdisciplinary research university in Israel. Importantly, the scientific environment is dynamic and collaborative, and trainees will have numerous opportunities to meet, learn from, and collaborate with excellent scientists from all over the world.

Tel-Aviv is the cultural and commercial heart of Israel. Situated on a beautiful coast of the Mediterranean Sea, it is a fun, young city that never sleeps, with great food and weather.

To apply: send your CV (including transcripts) and a cover letter detailing your research experience and interest to: zaidelbar [at]

Salary: 9000 NIS

Closing Date: 31 December 2021

Scientific fields: Development and disease

Model systems: C. elegans

Duration: Fixed term

Minimum qualifications: PhD

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