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Postdoctoral Fellow, ESPOD Programme (Characterisation of phenotype-genotype relationships in development and cancer at single-cell resolution), EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral position

About our Campus

EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute share the Wellcome Genome Campus. This proximity fosters close collaborations and contributes to an international and vibrant campus environment. Researchers are supported by easy access to scientific expertise, well-equipped facilities and an active seminar programme. The EMBL-EBI–Sanger Postdoctoral (ESPOD) Programme builds on the strong collaborative relationship between the two institutes, offering projects which combine experimental (wet lab) and computational approaches. Further information on our ESPOD 2019 projects please click here.

Why join EMBL-EBI

We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 22 member states and two associate member states. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are scientists, engineers, technicians and other professionals from all over the world.

If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.

Application instructions

Please apply for this position through our online system. Applications should consist of the following:

  • A cover letter specifying the project you are applying for;
  • Your curriculum vitae;
  • Two recent letters of reference.

Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on 7th July 2019.

Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.

EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

The initial contract is for a period of 3 years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.

Application deadline: 07 Jul 2019

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