ESPOD Fellowship

Organization
EMBL-EBI
Job Location
The Wellcome Genome Campus
Hinxton
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB10 1SD
United Kingdom
Job Description

EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute share the Wellcome Trust 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.

Projects may be selected from pre-defined areas or proposed by the applicant. In the case of self-defined projects, the area of work must have been agreed with both EMBL-EBI and Sanger-based group leaders. Two postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in 2015, to start as soon as possible after October 2015 but within 12 months of the fellowship being awarded. For full information on the ESPOD fellowships visit http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/postdocs/espods 

You may select your project from the following pre-defined areas:

Requirements

   

How to Apply

Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs
Applications should consist of the following: 1.  Cover letter specifying the project title and number you are applying for   2.  CV   3.  Two recent reference letters  

About Our Organization

The initial contract is for a period of 3 years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension. We welcome applications irrespective of gender and appointment will be based on merit alone. Applications are welcome from all nationalities - visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.

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