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Postdoctoral Fellowship's - Biomedicine and Bioinformatics

Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities in Cambridge, UK to support interdisciplinary research.

The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and the University of Cambridge School of the Biological Sciences (SBS) are now accepting applications for joint postdoctoral fellowships, supporting projects that apply computational approaches to translational clinical or biological research.

EBPOD fellowships support three-year projects supervised jointly by faculty members at EMBL-EBI and either the Cambridge BRC or the University of Cambridge's School of the Biological Sciences.

We are looking for self-directed, focused scientists with a profound interest in clinical or translational research, who enjoy working through a problem computationally. We offer an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good, working in one of the world's most outstanding research environments.

You can browse the available projects on the EBPOD website ( If you have questions you are welcome to contact the relevant PI, who can give you more details.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV, list of publications, current and future research plans (two sides of A4 only) in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 1 July 2017. Interviews will be held exclusively on 12 October 2017.

Please quote reference RA12086 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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