2020 EMBL Interdisciplinary Postdocs 4 (EIPOD4) Fellowships: call for applications


Key information

  • Location: All EMBL Sites (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain)
  • Staff category: EICAT Advertising Only - Science, research and training
  • Contract duration:
  • Grading:
  • Closing date: 9 September 2020
  • Reference number: EICAT00009

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About this position

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the top life sciences research institutions in the world with sites in Grenoble, France; Heidelberg and Hamburg, Germany; Hinxton, UK; Rome, Italy; and Barcelona, Spain. The institute hosts an interdisciplinary Postdoctoral fellowship programme: the EMBL Interdisciplinary Postdoc (EIPOD 4) programme 4 which receives funding from Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions COFUND (grant agreement number 847543).

EMBL and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions COFUND will fund about 20 EIPOD Postdoctoral Fellowship positions involving at least two EMBL research groups in 2020. Applicants are invited to design an interdisciplinary research project of their choice according to their scientific interests. Each project must involve at least two EMBL research groups: one host laboratory and one or more partner laboratories. External partners from academia, industry, clinics and museums are welcome to participate. EIPODs are based at EMBL. Fellows may spend up to 6 months of their 3 year fellowship in an external partner lab.

For more information on the fellowship programme and to apply please visit: www.embl.org/eipod4. The programme’s renumeration rates  are available here.

The deadline for submission of the online application is 9 September 2020

Interviews will take place from December 1-3rd in Heidelberg.

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EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.

Successful candidates have 6 months to start their position after receiving an offer.

For further information, see the EIPOD4 programme pages or contact the EIPOD Office (eipod@embl.org).


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