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.

MSCA cells open, deadline 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!

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 1.5yr PDRA opening funded by LifeArc-CSO. Please reach out if interested!

Some Postdoc Fellowships: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 – ?) etc…. PLEASE REACH OUT IF INTERESTED); 

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.

PhD Studies

PhD opportunities for any nationality, but with a first Class Honors from a Scottish university. Please see the Carnegie Trust for further information.  If you are into the fascinating Hippo pathway and/or caveolae, regeneration, cancer, macrophages and/or zebrafish, please reach out, and we can tailor a project with you.

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, if you would like to carry out your PhD studies with us and have alternative means of funding, please do reach out.

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.

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 very 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.