The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, a world-leading research institute in the fields of life sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, offers attractive postdoctoral opportunities.

The Weizmann Institute offers a unique, multidisciplinary setting that enables its postdoctoral fellows to conduct world-class research projects using state-of-the-art research facilities in a spectrum of fields.

Why the Weizmann Institute?

The Weizmann Institute has  been a pioneering scientific research institution since its establishment in 1949. We value the  innate human spirit  of curiosity, innovative thinking, ingenuity, and  passion for science.

Interdisciplinary research

There are  approximately 250 research groups led by scientists who explore a myriad of cutting-edge scientific questions, often through interdisciplinary collaborations— a hallmark of the  Institute.

An open, international atmosphere

More than 370  Israeli  and  foreign postdoctoral fellows conduct research here, making for an international atmosphere. About  100 new postdocs join the  postdoctoral program each year.

Over the  years, nearly 3,000 postdoctoral fellows  have completed their training through the  Feinberg Graduate School, the  Weizmann Institute’s academic arm,  and  have gone on to become leaders in academia and  industry. English  is its official language of instruction. The scientific community at the  Weizmann Institute is fertile ground for professional networking, and  the  Institute is a world  hub of scientific conferences, with more than 60 major international conferences held on campus every year.

Postdoctoral fellows  join the  Institute alumni organization, which maintains an active international network, helping them advance their research and  nourish their careers.

Top 10 reasons to do your postdoc at the Weizmann Institute:

  1. Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research
  2. Travel allowance for overseas conferences and seminars
  3. Full access to all modern, state-of-the-art research facilities and support systems on campus
  4. A large international community and atmosphere with English as the language of instruction; and valuable networking opportunities
  5. Monthly living stipend
  6. On-campus daycare; subsidized meals, and sports as well as recreational facilitiesFull medical insurance and special allowances for airfare, relocation, and off-campus housing
  7. Professional training insurance, paid maternity leave, paid annual vacation, and complimentary visa services
  8. Monetary aid for relocation expenses
  9. Centrally located in Israel, close to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

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Life Sciences


Mathematics and Computer Science


Feinberg Graduate School

Weizmann Institute of Science