Technical careers

Technical careers at EMBL-EBI

A career at EMBL-EBI allows you to explore new ideas and technologies,
and to collaborate with people with very different professional backgrounds.

Working with us gives you access to a very wide range of skills, expertise and knowledge, and an opportunity to put your energy into solving important problems. Our IT professionals work hand-in-glove with scientists and engineers to find solutions for healthcare, agriculture and the environment by maximising the value of life-science research data.

Based on the Wellcome Genome Campus in the Cambridge biotech cluster, we offer outstanding technical infrastructure and a supportive, family-friendly working environment.

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What we offer

EMBL-EBI is a medium-sized organisation with a small-company feel. Set in 55 acres of parkland, we enjoy a vibrant, interdisciplinary working environment just 12km from central Cambridge. The campus offers a free commuter bus service, a library, on-site nursery and subsidised gym and restaurants.

Generous annual leave allowance


Competitive salary and allowances

Free commuter bus

Exceptional technical infrastructure

Child sick leave days, on-site nursery

Subsidised gym and restaurant on campus

Private health insurance

Supportive, flexible working environment



Ben Moore and Helen Sparrow

Gabby, Ken and Joseph

Tapio Lonneberg and Mike Stubbington, EMBL-EBI and Sanger Institute