EMBL interdisciplinary fellowships

The EI3POD programme supports interdisciplinary research projects involving two or more EMBL groups, usually located at different EMBL sites. Fellows in the EI3POD scheme may also to take part in international/inter-institutional collaborations, or an intersectorial experience while carrying out interdisciplinary research. The programme has been set up to offer maximum training opportunties for fellows.

Read about the EI3POD programme

Each year, EMBL and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions fund several EIPOD positions. Each project has one scientific supervisor from EMBL who hosts the EIPOD officially, but the project involves extensive collaboration with the partner group(s), who might be academic or commercial.

If you are interested in pursuing an EI3POD fellowship, develop a research proposal and contact the recruiting group leader directly to discuss it before you apply.

In 2017, the EMBL-EBI Research Group Leaders who are recruiting EI3POD fellows include:

The deadline for submitting your online application and EI3POD project proposal is 14 September 2017 (22:00 UK time)

Briefly, your application should include the following:

  • Your project proposal (which you have already discussed with the potential supervisor);
  • Your CV
  • A covering letter
  • Two recent letters of reference.

Application and selection information