As a service to the molecular life science community, we offer free advertising of academic vacancies (postdoctoral positions, PhD positions, fellowships, etc.) on this webpage. Alerts to new postings are sent out via Twitter (@FEBSnews). See guidelines on how to post a vacancy at the end of this section.



Doctoral Researchers in Molecular Medicine with the Nordic EMBL Partnership

The international call of Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine for doctoral researchers in molecular medicine is now open!Check out the available positions at our nodes in the Nordics, and start your scientific career with us!

The Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine comprises four international research institutes in close cooperation with EMBL:

  • Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience, DANDRITE, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, MIMS, Umeå University, Sweden
  • Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM), University of Oslo, Norway

More information here:

Application deadline: 11 February 2024. 

PhD positions in the field of molecular medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Join our cutting-edge PhD programs at one of Europe’s leading Universities in the field of medical research. We offer the unique opportunity to work with state-of-the-art techniques and link basic research with clinically-oriented sciences. The close cooperation with the facilities of the Medical University and the infrastructure of the University Hospital Graz will allow you to push the boundaries of classical medical research. It will give you all the tools to publish in high-ranking journals.


The PhD Program “Molecular Medicine” (Medical University of Graz), offers 18 PhD positions with a special focus on cancer research, immunology, lipid metabolism, cardiovascular research and pregnancy. As a PhD student, you will be embedded in an interdisciplinary community of supervisors, fellow students and administrative support. PhD students receive a 3-year contract (1 initial year + 2 years extension) including a competitive salary and social benefits. The possibility of a contract extension for 1 year (4th year) may be possible upon successful completion of a research stay abroad.


Applications are exclusively accepted through the online platform You do not need to contact the supervisors and do not send any documents by regular mail or e-mail unless you are explicitly asked to do so by our staff. There is no application fee. Our Welcome Center is happy to support you with your visa application and entry into Austria.

For further information about the programs, open projects, and the online application procedure, please see:

Projects starting 1 October 2024.

Application deadline: 24 March 2024

Guidelines for posting a vacancy

Advertisements should include the following information (max. 250 words): a heading stating the position available and the name and location of the research institution; a brief description of the position; application deadline and start date; full contact details to which applications and questions should be addressed; a URL/website address where additional information on the position is available. Please send the posting in an email to [email protected] stating vacancy in the subject line, at least 14 days prior to any of the mentioned dates.

Positions available will be listed according to their application deadline (soonest first).