Fully Funded PhD Positions in Life Sciences

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Fully Funded PhD Positions in Life Sciences 
EMBL International PhD Programme – 2023 Winter Recruitment

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?

Your role

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) invites you to apply for PhD positions in Heidelberg, Barcelona, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton (near Cambridge) and Rome. The EMBL International PhD Programme (EIPP) provides comprehensive interdisciplinary training, maintaining a careful balance between theory and practice, close mentoring and creative freedom, collaborative teamwork and independence. These key characteristics make EIPP a role model, which has inspired similar programmes at research institutions throughout Europe and the World.

Find out more about the cutting-edge Research Topics investigated across our different Research Units.

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 starting at EMBL, a university degree that would formally qualify them to enter a PhD or equivalent programme in the country where 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.

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

Full details on how to submit your online application are available here.

The deadline for submitting the application is 4 October 2022. 

Recruited candidates would start their work at EMBL latest by mid of October 2023.

For further information, please visit our web page or contact the EMBL Graduate Office.

 

Company

EMBL profile imageThe European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the world’s leading research institutions, and Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences. Research at EMBL emphasizes experimental analysis at multiple levels of biological organization, from the molecule to the organism; as well as computational biology, bioinformatics and systems biology.

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 healthcare and pension benefits.

Training
We are dedicated to promoting excellence in the molecular life sciences throughout Europe. To achieve this goal, we inspire and train talented young scientists to become skilled and creative future leaders in academia, industry and other sectors. The EMBL International PhD Programme provides comprehensive interdisciplinary training, maintaining a balance between theory and practice, close mentoring and creative freedom, collaborative teamwork and independence.

Who we are looking for
We invite candidates with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering and molecular medicine to apply to our 3.5–4-year structured programme.


Locations
Germany, France, Italy, Spain and UK

Number of PhD students
210+

How to apply
Online via www.embl.org/about/info/embl-international-phd-programme

Closing date
Two calls per year that run from February to April (interviews in July) and from August to October (interviews in January the following year)

Contact
Tel +49 (0)6221 387 8612 or 8896
E-mail graduate-office@embl.org
www.embl.org

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+49 (0)6221 387 8612
Location
Meyerhofstrasse 1
Heidelberg
D-69117
Germany

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