Exciting PhD positions at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Heidelberg, Germany
Feb 12, 2024
Posting live until
Mar 11, 2024

Predoctoral Fellowships

All EMBL Sites (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain)

Would you like to contribute your creativity to an international team of scientists from various disciplines focusing on basic research in the area of molecular life sciences?

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) invites you to apply for PhD positions in Heidelberg, Barcelona, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton (near Cambridge) and Rome.

Your role

Information about the PhD Programme and fellowships as well as research topics at EMBL can be found here.

Closing date: 11 March 2024

Reference number: EICAT00020


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You have

We welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds, such as in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Molecular Medicine. Applicants must hold, or anticipate receiving before enrolment (October of any given year), a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a PhD or equivalent programme in the country the degree was obtained.

Why join us

EMBL provides PhD students with a starting platform for a successful career in science by fostering early independence and interdisciplinary research. The enriching encounter of different nationalities, the friendly and collaborative atmosphere, and the passion for science is what unites EMBL’s diverse staff and provides an ideal setting to forge long-lasting connections and make studying at EMBL a formative experience. Our PhD positions are fully funded and offer broad health care and pension benefits.

What else you need to know

Learn more about the EMBL International PhD Programme and apply online here: https://www.embl.org/about/info/embl-international-phd-programme/application/.

The deadline for submitting the online application is 11 March 2024. References must be submitted by 13 March 2024.

Interviews will take place in June 2024. Successful candidates would start their work at EMBL latest by mid of October 2024.

EMBL is a signatory of DORA. Find out how we implement best practices in research assessment in our recruitment processes here.

For further information, please contact EMBL Graduate Office via graduate-office@embl.org.