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PhD studentships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The CCB welcomes applications from outstanding scientists from around the world to study for PhD or undertake postdoctoral trainings. Open calls for applications or expressions of interest will be advertised here. 

Call for Expressions of Interest

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (2018) European Commission H2020 Funding Opportunity

Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Computational Biology welcomes Expressions of Interest by 27 May 2018 for outstanding postdoctoral researchers, of any nationality, to be selected to apply jointly with a QMUL host supervisor to the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual European Fellowship Scheme under the 2018 call.

The Fellowship may last 12-24 months involving an individual research project, integrated with advanced training, professional development and knowledge transfer hosted at QMUL. It offers a highly competitive salary, mobility and family allowances and research costs.

Researcher Profile

Candidates are expected to have an excellent CV relative to their career stage, a strong publication record and a good range of experience (teaching, industry/non-academic, PhD supervision).


* You must not have spent more than 12 months in the UK in the last 36 months prior to the EC call deadline (12/09/2018)

* You can be of any nationality

* You must have a PhD (or equivalent), or four years full time research experience

* Your research project can be based in any computational biology discipline

Qualified candidates will then be matched with a CCB principle investigator and put together a Fellowship proposal by 12 September 2018.

Please submit your CV and one page proposal to

PhD studentships

Life Sciences Initiative (LSI)PhD  Studentship 'Computational multi-omics for understanding the functional impact of alternative splicing in human cancer' in the labs of Prof Conrad Bessant and Dr Prabhakar Rajan. Deadline 9th of May 2018. Click here to apply. 

Individual group leaders may also have funding available for PhD/Postdoc positions. Interested students are therefore encouraged to find out more about the research interests of CCB members and contact them directly. For all other queries please contact 


Current vacancies 

Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Pollinator Population Genomics - Please click here to apply QMUL14719 Closing date: 05-Jun-2018


Members of the CCB are keen to collaborate with scientists within QMUL and further afield. You can find and contact our researchers directly via the people page, or contact us via for advice.

Becoming a member of the CCB

If you are member of staff or a student at QMUL with an interest in computational biology, please contact us via to discuss becoming a member, or joining our mailing list. 

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