Over 600 scientists and support staff work for the LMB, with about 420 directly carrying out research in more than 50 groups. Scientists work in small groups within the LMB’s four divisions. The LMB attracts some of the best people from around the world – at all stages of their careers. Around half of our 80+ students, almost 75% of postdocs and around 40% of group leaders originate from outside the UK.

The MRC is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring that all individuals have equal opportunities for employment and advancement on the basis of their qualification and ability.

Disability confident logoThe MRC has also signed up to the Disability Confident scheme. This aims to help employers make the most of the opportunities provided by employing disabled people.

The LMB’s current vacancies list includes scientific posts and research support, technical and administrative jobs at the LMB and within the MRC Centre.

Latest vacancies

Below are the latest vacancies, the full list is available on the Current Vacancies page.

Job Title Division / Group Leader Closing Date
Programme Leader

Cell Biology / Dr Sean Munro 25 Nov 2019
Senior Contracts Manager

Operations Group / Josie Gowler 1 Dec 2019
Postdoctoral Scientist

Cell Biology / Dr Marta Shahbazi 1 Dec 2019
Programme Leader

PNAC / Dr Jason Chin 1 Dec 2019


Postdoctoral opportunities

Find out more about the LMB’s postdoctoral community, current opportunities, funding arrangements and how to make a speculative application. More…