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Funded Postdoctoral Fellowships at EMBL laboratories in Europe

Closing date :
2030/02/19
Funded Postdoctoral Fellowships at EMBL laboratories in Europe

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) offers researchers from around the world the opportunity to conduct scientific research using their Labs in Europe. Research at EMBL is fascinating, multifaceted and at the forefront of scientific progress. EMPL encourages highly motivated and dedicated young researchers eager to broaden their experience to join their postdoctoral community. Postdocs at EMBL have a wide range of backgrounds including, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, medicine, engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science and bioinformatics. One of the available prestigious international fellowship programs includes the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Long-Term Fellowships, that offers two-year fellowships with a focus on international exchange. As such, movement between countries is a prerequisite of this biannual fellowship. In addition to Short-Term Fellowships that funds research exchanges of up to three months between laboratories in eligible countries. 

Available Fellowships, Eligibility, and benefits:

[1] Long-Term Fellowships:

The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to 24 months but the Fellowship Committee may also award a shorter period than requested. It supports post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process. Click here for full details about eligibility. The fellowships provide the following benefits:

  • Stipend: Its intended to cover the cost of living in the host country. The stipend rate depends on the country being visited and might be subject to taxation. 
  • Dependent child allowance: EMBO Fellows are entitled to receive an additional allowance for dependent children under the age of 18. The value of the allowance depends on the country being visited.
  • Childcare allowance: For children under the age of six, fellows can claim support for incurred child-care costs up to the amount of €2,500 per year and per child.  
  • Travel allowance: Its intended to cover travel costs up to the amount of €5,000 for the fellow and his/her family to and from the receiving institute. 

[2] Short-Term Fellowships :

Short-Term Fellowships fund research exchanges of up to three months between laboratories in eligible countries. Awarded applicants can stay on their research visit for an additional three months. Click here for full details about eligibility. Short-Term Fellowships are intended for visits of 1 week and up to 3 months. The fellowship cover travel costs and stipend but not of any dependents. The subsistence rate depends on the country being visited.

About European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL): 

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the world’s leading research institutions and Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences. EMBL operates from different sites across Europe.  EMBL is an intergovernmental organization specializing in basic research in the life sciences, funded by public research monies from more than 20 member states. The cornerstones of EMBL's mission are to perform basic research in molecular biology, train scientists, students and visitors at all levels, and to integrate European life science research. EMBL is international, innovative and interdisciplinary. Its 1600 employees from many nations represent scientific disciplines including biology, physics, chemistry and computer science.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Science, Research

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Not specified
Required Documents
CV, Research Proposal, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
Ph.D
Required Languages
English
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