About Us

The Staff Scientists are part of the academic staff at the Weizmann Institute of Science. They conduct pioneering research either in a research group or provide top-level technological and scientific support in the different research support departments of the Institute. Staff Scientists are partners in the world-class scientific research conducted at the Weizmann Institute and play a prominent role in the scientific accomplishments of the Institute.

The Staff Scientist track at the Weizmann Institute is an academic tenure track (requiring a Ph.D. or M.D) that is comprised of four ranks: Assistant Staff Scientist, Associate Staff Scientist, Senior Staff Scientist and Senior Research Fellow. Individuals are accepted to this track based on their scientific achievements, capabilities and their potential to excel and make significant contributions to the Institute’s research.