Welcome to the Postdoctoral Programme!

Welcome to the Postdoctoral Programme!

Edith Heard, EMBL Director General

"One of EMBL’s missions is to provide training to scientists at all career stages. The laboratory hosts approximately 260 postdoctoral researchers and is committed to providing them with the training, mentoring and career development support needed to successfully progress in their desired careers. Many of our postdoc alumni are now leaders in academia, industry and beyond."

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 visit Entry Routes.

If you are currently a Postdoc at EMBL please visit information for postdocs on the intranet 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

Christian Hellmann, Administrative Assistant

EMBL Postdoctoral Programme

EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Tel: +49 6221 387-8329

Email: postdocs@embl.org