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

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: 13 October 2020
  • Reference number: EICAT00010

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About this position

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

Would you like to contribute your creativity to an international team of scientists from all disciplines focusing on basic research in the area of molecular life sciences? We invite candidates with background in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Molecular Medicine to apply.

EMBL opens the door to your scientific career: our students have an outstanding publication record, are a vital part of our global collaborations and receive their degrees jointly with our network of excellent partner universities in 17 different countries.

Please apply online through: http://www.embl.de/training/eipp/application/index.html

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The deadline for submitting the online application is 13 October 2020. References must be submitted by 15 October 2020.

Interviews will take place during the calendar week 4 and 5.

Additional Information

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. Our PhD positions come with generous fellowships, including broad health care benefits and pension access.

Successful candidates would start their work at EMBL latest by mid of October 2021.

For further information, see our web page or contact EMBL Graduate Office.