Join EMBL and you’ll join a community of world-class researchers and skilled professionals working together to uncover the secrets of life.
We offer attractive conditions and benefits to attract and retain the brightest talent.
EMBL has adapted a fair and consistent remuneration system within specific compensation arrangements including salary and various allowances.
EMBL provides comprehensive social security benefits to all staff members, including health insurance, pension, invalidity, accident at work, long term care, death benefit and unemployment insurances.
The regular working week at EMBL is a 5-day week, with 39 working hours, excluding breaks. EMBL also offers part-time positions and flexible working time as well as a generous annual leave allowance.
EMBL welcomes families from all over the world and supports them financially as well as through childcare services.
From the reimbursement of removal expenses to helping you settle in when starting your job at one of our six sites, EMBL offers a range of financial benefits to new staff members.
At EMBL, staff members are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional training on offer in order to improve their professional profiles.
The visa requirements for working in each of the host countries are detailed below. In general, EMBL will provide every assistance in obtaining the required visas/work permits. It is important that you start the visa process well in advance by contacting EMBL.
With 27 member states, laboratories at six locations across Europe and thousands of scientists and engineers working together, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is a powerhouse of biological expertise. The intergovernmental organisation, headquartered in Heidelberg, was founded in 1974 with the mission of promoting molecular biology research in Europe, training young scientists, and developing new technologies.
Publishing hundreds of research articles and hosting dozens of conferences every year, EMBL is pouring out biological insights, and training Europe’s future scientific talent.