Types of vacancy

The way we recruit depends on the kind of role. Many opportunities are advertised here on our website, while for some types of role, group leaders are happy to hear from outstanding candidates at any time.

Group leaders collaborating at the Crick.


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

More information

Opportunities below

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View current opportunities in the list below.

Our research group leaders also welcome enquiries and applications. Find out more about our groups on our labs pages.

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Scientific staff

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

Current opportunities are listed below.

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Clinical fellows

A limited number of postdoctoral clinical fellowships  are available each year and normally 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.

PhD students.

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. Applications open in spring each year.

Find out more on the summer student page.

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Operations staff

Current opportunities are listed below.

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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Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. Opportunites are listed below.

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.