Early Career Group Leaders in Biomedicine

United Kingdom
Competitive plus benefits, subject to skills and experience
September 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type


The Francis Crick Institute is a new discovery biomedical research institute in central London. We are core-funded by Cancer Research UK, the UK Medical Research Council, and the Wellcome Trust and partnered by University College London, Imperial College and King’s College. The Crick is diverse, open and international, with staff from over 70 nationalities.

We support creative and bold discovery research addressing important biological questions informed by human health and disease. The diversity of our research, undertaken at the Crick is enriched by interactions with our three partner universities, promoting cross-fertilisation between studies of different diseases and novel technical approaches to scientific enquiry. Information on the Crick Institute can be found at  https://www.crick.ac.uk/ and our science strategy at  https://www.crick.ac.uk/strategy/.

Our research programme encourages collaborative and multi-disciplinary approaches, encompassing biological, clinical and physical sciences. We are now recruiting enthusiastic and motivated early career researchers to establish research groups at the Crick.

Early Career Group Leaders in Biomedicine

interested in all areas of biomedicine

 including human biology and physical sciences applied to biomedicine.

The Crick offers a competitive package including:

  • 6-year contract, renewable once for a total of 12 years
  • fully equipped laboratory space
  • ready access to its core-funded state-of-the-art science technology platforms (https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/science-technology-platforms ).
  • Salaries and consumables for up to five people, including graduate students. Research groups will have the opportunity to expand based on external grants.

Applications from candidates with a PhD and postdoctoral experience should be submitted online at:


Informal enquiries about the institute or the application procedure can be made through:


Closing date: midnight (GMT) on 9 November 2017

(Recruitment seminars will be held on: 30th January, 13th, 19th and 27th February)