EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe

EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe: The most recent notice for the hiring of EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme has been released by The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).

Eligible candidates can apply online for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe Through the Official Website embl.org which is given below in the Important link section beginning from 20 November 2023. The following contains all the information regarding the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe.

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

This programme, hosted by the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), supports researchers worldwide, providing mentorship, training, and career development to cultivate leaders in academia, industry, and beyond. Dive into our collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment as you design and execute self-driven projects within EMBL’s research programme, Molecules to Ecosystems.

EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe – Overview

Recruitment Organization The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Post Name Postdoctoral Fellow
Advt No. 2023 EIPOD-LinC
Postdoc Location EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)
Last Date to Apply 20 February 2024
Mode of Apply Online

PostDoc Abroad

Official Website embl.org

Important dates

Description Date
Start of online application Nov. 20, 2023
End of online application Feb. 20, 2024
EIPOD Office checks eligibility of submitted applications Feb. 21, 2024
Evaluation of submitted applications by experts March 1-March 12th, 2024
Short-lising Committee Meets Week of March 18th, 2024
EIPOD Office sends out invitations to interview March 27, 2024
EIPOD Interviews (talks and panel interviews by Zoom) April 18, 2024
Offers committee meeting (panel heads and one external expert per panel) April 19, 2024

Research Area

Multidisciplinary research: Molecular Building Blocks, Cellular and Multicellular Dynamics, Microbial Ecosystems, Infection Biology, Human Ecosystems, Planetary Biology, Data Sciences, and Theory@EMBL. The goal of the programme is to drive understanding of life on earth and inform potential solutions to society’s biggest challenges such as irreversible loss of biodiversity, antimicrobial resistance, pollution, climate change, food security and emergent pathogens.

Education Qualification

Academic requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the call deadline. Researchers who
have successfully defended their doctoral thesis but who have not yet been formally awarded the
doctoral degree are eligible to apply.
Mobility requirements: Prior association (including visitor contracts) of a postdoctoral candidate
with EMBL and/or a MS partner is compatible with application to the programme but cannot
exceed 12 months within the last 3 years prior to the submission deadline. Any previous
association must be indicated on the application form.

Job Description

As an EIPOD-LinC Fellow, you will:

    • Design and execute interdisciplinary research projects
    • Collaborate with an EMBL Host and a partner from an academic institute, industry, or clinic
    • Develop new skills contributing to interdisciplinary research skill sets
    • Engage in training, public outreach, and career development activities

The employment

Successful fellows receive an initial contract for 3 years and may stay at EMBL for a total of 5
years, provided that the Project Host has additional funds. Fellows who have a MS partner may
receive a 6-month extension of their fellowship provided that they spend 1-year of their 3-year
fellowship in the MS lab. The conditions of employment, as detailed in the work contracts, are
summarised below.
Living allowance: Monthly salary calculated based on the EMBL duty site and subject to annual
Social security: Fellows are part of an obligatory social security system consisting of a pension
scheme, health insurance, accident at work insurance and unemployment insurance. Both the
pension and unemployment insurances are portable.
Leave: Fellows receive 2.5 days of leave per month of service. In addition, they receive sick
leave, maternity leave, paternity leave and special leave (i.e., for adoption of a child, fostering a
child, entering into a union, death in the family, civil duties, to nurse a dependent child)
Additional insurances: Optional death benefit and long-term care insurances are available.
Allowances: Fellows in a union receive a monthly dependent allowance regardless of the
employment status of their partner. For every dependent child, they also receive a children


  EMBL Fellowship rates with effect from 1 January 2022 (fellows starting after 2012) Germany France Italy UK Spain
1 Postdoctoral Fellows Stipend Stipend Stipend Stipend Stipend
a Monthly stipend (first year) 3.519,77 € 3.178,91 € 2.883,07 € £2.869,24 2.818,27 €
b Monthly stipend (second year) 3.871,74 € 3.496,79 € 3.171,38 € £3.156,16 3.100,10 €
c Monthly stipend (third year) 3.929,82 € 3.549,24 € 3.218,94 € £3.203,50 3.146,60 €
d Monthly stipend (fourth year) 3.988,77 € 3.602,49 € 3.267,23 € £3.251,56 3.193,81 €
2 Postdoctoral Fellows          
  Short term rate (up to 3 months) 3.341,68 € 3.018,07 € 2.737,15 € £2.724,07 2.675,68 €
3 Predoctoral Fellows          
a Monthly stipend first 9 months up to successful QA (85% of 72% of 1a) 2.154,10 € 1.945,49 € 1.764,44 € £1.755,98 1.724,78 €
b Start up payment 3.801,35 € 3.433,22 € 3.113,71 € £3.098,78 3.043,74 €
c Montly stipend after successful QA up to 21 months (95% of 72% of 1a)          
2.407,52 € 2.174,37 € 1.972,02 € £1.962,56 1.927,70 €
d Monthly stipend month 22 up to month 33 (98% of 72% of 1a)          
2.483,55 € 2.243,04 € 2.034,29 € £2.024,54 1.988,57 €
e Monthly stipend month 34 up to end of EIPP contract (48 months) (100% of 72% of 1a)          
2.534,23 € 2.288,81 € 2.075,81 € £2.065,85 2.029,16 €
  Start up payment of 1.5 times of 3e (100% stipend, to be paid in first month, repayable in case of resignation during first year, IP 48) Postdoctoral fellows who start on or after 1 January 2017 and predoctoral fellows are entitled to Family allowance (R 4 1.07) Children’s allowance (R 4 1.12) according to EMBL Staff Regulations (Appendix 1 to Chapter 4 (Table of Basic Salaries and Family and Children Allowances)) Postdoctoral Fellows who started before 1 January 2017 will continue to receive dependant allowance as applicable to their specific circumstances as follows: Germany €404.76; France €365.57; Italy €331.56; UK £329.96; Spain €324.09  

How to Apply for EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe

Follow these steps to apply for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe

    • Click on the Apply Online Link given below or visit the website embl.org
    • Fill out the application form
    • Attach the required documents
    • Print the Application Form

Contact persons

    1. Do you have additional questions? Get in touch with the Programme Office:
      EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe, Program Officer
      EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe, Program Officer

Important Links

Notification link Notification
Apply Online  Apply Now
EMBL Official Website Click Here

F.A.Q Related to EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe

When will the Application start for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe?

Applications for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe will start on 20 November 2023.

Last date to apply for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe?

The last date for the EIPOD-LinC Fellowship Programme, Europe is 20 February 2024.

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