The way we recruit depends on the kind of role.

Many are recruited via our vacancies portal, while for some types of role, group leaders are happy to hear from outstanding candidates at any time. Find out more in the list below.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, pregnancy, age, disability, or civil partnership, marital or family status.

Go straight to our vacancies portal to view many lab and operational roles.

View vacancies


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We recruit early career group leaders at specific times of the year.


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PhD students

We recruit PhD students at specific times of the year in autumn and spring. Check the PhD students page for more information.

Undergraduate students in a collaboration space at the Crick.

Undergraduate students

We host undergraduate students each year for a summer project or placement year. Find out more on the summer student and sandwich student pages.


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Scientific staff

Scientific staff for our research groups and science technology platforms are recruited as posts become available.

Operations & clinical fellows

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If you're interested in joining our Operations team, take a look at our current vacancies.

Our service partners run many of our operations functions and recruit to positions directly. Find out more about them on our operations page.

We also recruit through our partnerships with the Somers Town Job Hub and CamdenAbility.

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Clinical fellows

A limited number of postdoctoral clinical fellowships funded by the Crick and Crick-Cancer Research UK are available each year and recruited in spring. Postdoctoral clinicians with their own funding can apply at any time.

A limited number of doctoral clinical fellowships are available each year.


We don't currently have any apprenticeship vacancies.

Any available apprenticeships will be advertised here. Please check back for updates.


Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

Becoming an apprentice will give you the opportunity to learn and practise new skills in the workplace, all while you are being paid to do a job which contributes to the institute. Through a mix of learning while doing the job, formal off-the-job training and by practising new skills, you will gain the technical knowledge, experience and skills needed for the role you have now and to build upon for your future career.

When suitable job roles become available, the Crick endeavours to offer apprenticeship opportunities and we encourage a wide range of people to apply, especially from the local area.