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


Job Description

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.

Our PhD positions come with generous fellowships, including broad health care benefits and pension access.

More information about the interview procedure can be found here: https://www.embl.de/training/eipp/application/interview_week/index.html

Application Instructions

Please apply online through

The registration deadline is 25 March 2019.
The deadline for submission of the online application is 1 April 2019.
Interviews will take place beginning of July 2019 in Heidelberg and a week prior at other EMBL sites.

Additional Information

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.
Successful candidates would start their work at EMBL latest by mid of October 2019.

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