Avail ESPOD fellowship for Postdoctoral positions @ EMBL
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.
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 2016, to start as soon as possible after October 2016 but within 12 months of the fellowship being awarded.
Position Title: Postdoctoral Felllowship
For full information on the ESPOD fellowships please click here
Project 6 – Evolutionary dynamics of early oncogenic driver events (Gerstung/Jones)
For full on this project please click here
If you choose to propose a project that is not on the list, submit a full description (maximum: 1000 words) to the PI you would like to work with. This description must be pre-approved by the group and team leaders involved before you submit the application.
ONLY self-proposed project applications should be submitted via e-mail: [email protected] Other applications should be submitted through the EMBL jobs page.
Interviews and selection process:
Panel interviews will take place on Thursday 22 September 2016. Invited candidates will be available to vist EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Institute prior to the interview on Wednesday 21 September 2016. During this time candiates will meet with the group leaders associated with the project of interest and group members.
Duration: The initial contract is for a period of 3 years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.
How To Apply:
Interested candidates can apply online through www.embl.org/jobs
Applications should consist of the following:
- Cover letter specifying the project title and number you are applying for
- Two recent reference letters
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.
Deadline: The deadline for submission of the online application and self-proposed projects is Friday 22 July 2016 (23:00 BST time)