Join Us

We are Always looking for motivated scientist with a strong track record to join us. We are always interested to support excellent candidates to pursue personal fellowships TO SUPPORT PROMISING RESEARCHERS TO PURSUE THEIR FUTURE INDEPENDENT CAREERS.

PhD Studies

PhD opportunities for any nationality soon to be advertised! First one up now!

EastBio PhD opportunity: Metabolic challenges across species: Flies, fish, humans and “Hippos”

Deadline Thursday, December 16, 2021

If you are into the fascinating Hippo pathway and/or caveolae, regeneration, cancer, macrophages and/or zebrafish. We have two separate projects opening, please reach out if interested. 

Internally funded PhD studentships are available for UK/EU students. The application to these scholarships generally opens between Oct – Dec (sometimes also in the Spring). We aim for that all PhD students, upon completion of their studies, should come out with a first authored publication. 

In addition, institutional shortlisting for the Carnegie Trust to take place in late Fall. Here you need to be en route for (or already have obtained) a first Class Honours from a Scottish university. Please see the Carnegie Trust for further information. 

There are international funding such as Boehringer Ingelheim, with multiple deadlines during the year. Your country of origin, or where you reside might also have PhD Fellowship.

Do feel free to contact me in advance if you would like to undertake your PhD research with us. We  are also interested in supporting self-funded PhD students if your interest align with ours and we think we would be a good fit.


PostDoc opening soon to be advertised. If high content imaging, machine learning and drug development is your thing, then we will soon have an exciting 1yr PDRA opening funded by LifeArc-CSO. Please reach out if interested!

Some Postdoc Fellowships: Wellcome (Next Oct 26th), Newton International Fellowships, EMBO Fellowships,  Newton International INDIA Fellowship, BBSRC Discovery Fellowships (March-May), Marie Curie Individual Fellowships ( Apr-Sep), FEBS Long Term Fellowships ( September – ?) MSCA cells, July -Oct 12th. Happy to discuss current projects, possible projects that you might be interested, are your entire own ideas and share our (hopefully) soon to be published papers. We have three research publications under review, so good time to join us and develop your career. Feel free to reach out to team members to discuss how the lab works! Also please see additional information here from UoE etc…. PLEASE REACH OUT IF INTERESTED, and please allow for time to discuss and develop your project before the deadline

These types of personal fellowships are excellent ways to transition towards independence, and we would be excited to facilitate and develop your research to obtain this goal with you.

Please also feel free to reach out to current members to find out how it is to work in the lab. Team members email addresses can be found under “The Team“.

We are a supportive lab that want YOU to succeed!

Email Dr. Carsten for inquiries


We are committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic status, or physical/mental ability. We will continuously strive to attain equity in research by promoting a respectful lab environment and being transparent in our work.

We believe that open, honest communication, professionalism in science, and a diverse workforce allows us to create new ideas and excel academically.