15 August 2013


European Molecular Biology Laboratory invites applications for the Spring Recruitment 2014. EMBL International PhD Programme is open for applicants of all nationalities from all disciplines focusing on basic research in the
molecular life sciences. EMBL invites applications for PhD positions in Heidelberg, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton (near Cambridge).
The offer comes with generous fellowships including
broad health care benefits and pension access. When applying for the EMBL International PhD Programme applicants select
the two research units they are most interested in to work with. The application
deadline is 18 November 2013. Study Subject (s): PhD research topics are as follows:
-Cell Signalling and Cell Differentiation
-Cellular Organization and Dynamics (nucleus,
cytoskeleton, membranes, intracellular
trafficking), Cell division
-Chemistry & Chemical Biology
-Computational Genomics (Genome analysis
and annotation) and Metagenomics
-Computational Modelling of Biological Systems
and Processes
-Disease Mechanisms and Models, Pathogens,
Molecular Medicine, Drug Design, Stem Cells
-Functional Genomics Genetics, Gene Networks
-Gene regulation, Transcription, Chromatin and
-Imaging & Image Analysis
-Macromolecular Complexes, Interaction
-Neurobiology (from brain development to
physiology and behavior)
-Physics & Biophysics
-Plant Biology
-RNA metabolism, transport and processing,
ncRNAs and miRNAs
-Robotics & Automation, Engineering
-Software Development and Bioinformatics
(incl. Text Mining, Semantic Web, Machine
Learning, Statistics)
-Tissue Morphogenesis, Cell Polarity and
-X-ray Crystallography, Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance, Electron Microscopy
Course Level: EMBL is offering PhD positions
in Heidelberg, Grenoble, Hamburg, Hinxton
and Monterotondo
Scholarship Provider: European Molecular
Biology Laboratory
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
(Heidelberg), France (Grenoble), Germany
(Hamburg), UK (Hinxton) and
Italy (Monterotondo)
Eligibility:- applicants from all nationalities can
-applicants must hold, or anticipate receiving
before enrollment (October of any given year),
a university degree that would formally qualify
them to enter a PhD or equivalent programme
in the country where the degree was obtained.
- Proficiency in English, both written and
verbal, is a prerequisite to enter the EMBL
International PhD Program

Click here for further application details