Life at the Crick
Find out what it's like to work here at the Francis Crick Institute.
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.
We recruit early career group leaders at specific times of the year.
Postdocs | View current opportunities ↓
Our research group leaders also welcome enquiries and applications. Find out more about our groups on our labs pages.
Scientific staff | View current opportunities ↓
Scientific staff for our research groups and science technology platforms are recruited as posts become available.
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.
We recruit PhD students at specific times of the year; in autumn and spring.
Check the PhD students page for more information.
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.
Operations staff | View current opportunities ↓
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.
Apprenticeships | View current opportunities ↓
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.
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.
Getting in touch
If you experience any problems, most applications listed on our website will have a specific email address or administrator contact who can help.
Alternatively send us an email.