Welcome to the Postdoctoral Programme!

Welcome to the Postdoctoral Programme!

Iain Mattaj, EMBL Director General

"EMBL is proud to have influenced and contributed to the scientific development of several generations of postdoctoral fellows, many now leaders in academia and industry. Our fellows play a pivotal role in the success of our research programme. EMBL in turn is committed to their advancement by providing resources, sharing access to an outstanding global scientific network, and offering the skills development required for a bright future."

An exciting and stimulating environment

An exciting and stimulating environment

Postdoctoral Programme Team: Brenda Stride, Detlev Arendt, Monika Lachner, Rachel Coulthard-Graf

EMBL has a dynamic research community of more then 1,000 scientists of which one-fifth are Postdoctoral Fellows distributed across the six EMBL sites. At EMBL you will experience a lively international atmosphere focused on interdisciplinary research.

If you are interested in postdoctoral positions at EMBL please go to Entry Routes.

If you are currently a Postdoc at EMBL please visit the links at the left to learn about the services and resources available to you. Please do not hesitate to contact the Postdoctoral Office for any further questions.


Find out who we are and what we do, and read success stories of former postdoctoral fellows.

Leaf through the latest edition of the EMBL Postdoctoral Programme brochure

Download the EMBL Postdoctoral Programme brochure as a PDF

Contact details

Brenda Stride, Postdoctoral Programme Manager

Rachel Coulthard-Graf, Career Advisor

EMBL Postdoctoral Programme

EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Tel: +49 6221 387-8329

Email: postdocs@embl.org