Opportunities Board

Welcome to the FEMS Opportunities Board. Here you can find opportunities varying from events and jobs to awards and useful resources. In the above field you can search within all opportunities. You can also browse through our opportunity categories. If you want to look into for instance events only, you will find a collection of those if you click on Events and Courses.

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Fighting AMR
European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Campaigns across Europe

It is important to be aware of the risks associated with taking antibiotics and more importantly what the[...]

Fighting AMR
Generating New Insights and Mechanistic Understanding of Antibiotic Resistance Development

Through these FOAs, you will have the opportunity to advance critical research areas from the National Action Plan[...]

Useful resources
FREE software to evaluate patents

IPscore is a FREE software to evaluate patents, technologies and research projects. It allows you to analyse,[...]

Grants & funding
Funding network

FEMS would like to help researchers to connect to each other to apply for funding. If you are a (member of a) FEMS[...]

Jobs
Place your job opportunity

Do you want to advertise a job via FEMS? If you have a FEMS Account, you can easily share your opportunities. [...]

Projects
FEMS partners with PeerWith

PeerWith allows you to find manuscript preparation services including language editing and figure drawing by[...]

Microbiology Heroes Hall of Fame

The teacher that nudged you to study life sciences, the pioneer that saved many lives – we are surrounded by[...]

Projects
New project in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production

ICT-BIOCHAIN – ICT Tools in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production. Follow[...]

Fighting AMR
WHO - world report on surveillance

WHO world report that gives as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current[...]

Fighting AMR
Book: Superbugs: An Arms Race Against Bacteria

Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a[...]

Fighting AMR
Microbes and Antibiotics - what are they all about anyway?

A fun way to teach both adults and students about microbes and the respective antibiotics used to treat the[...]

Useful resources
Under the Weather - a practical guide.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have developed a practical guide to help you (the patient) when you[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Prescription in Ireland.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have produced this practical guide in order to aid antibiotic[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness Resources - forearmed is forewarned!

Public Health England are driving the need for antibiotic awareness and self responsibility in terms of our[...]

Partnering with AMR Centre

We are looking for AMR projects that help address the WHO priority list, namely: Clinical treatments for[...]

Useful resources
The New Bacteriology - Royal Society special issue

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled The new[...]

Fighting AMR
The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance

What will a future of continued antibiotic resistance look like? How can human activities prevent the rise of[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness - A Welsh perspective.

The onus on us to be mindful of antibiotics and their resistance has never been more important. Only when we know[...]

Events & courses
"Funding starts here" - Grant writing for early career-researchers

The grant-writing and review process is one of many challenges for early-career researchers (ECRs). Though it is one[...]

At FEMS
Contributing to the Journals

Over the last 40 years we’ve launched five highly-respected journals which fund our philanthropic and campaigning[...]

At FEMS
Volunteering

Seasoned scientists can offer reviews and comments on key issues in microbiology – like ebola, antibiotics[...]

Fighting AMR
European Commission AMR Fact sheet

Antimicrobial resistance is recognized as being one of the greatest threats to human health. It is estimated that by[...]

Jobs
Postdoc position in Ecological genetics: Sweden
10-12-2018

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management[...]

Jobs
Senior Food Microbiologist: Saint Helena (SH)
10-12-2018

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in molecular microbial ecology : Denmark
10-12-2018

Applications are invited for a 14-month postdoctoral scientist position to study the distribution and diversity of[...]

Jobs
PhD in Microbiota and Nutrition, in Valencia (Spain) / Doctorado en Microbiota y Nutrición, en Valencia (España)
10-12-2018

Opportunity to carry out a PhD at FISABIO (Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research of[...]

Jobs
Associate Professor in Polymer/Microbial Biophysics: UK
11-12-2018

The University of Nottingham is seeking to employ a scientist who will lead and deliver on the high-level/ high[...]

Jobs
Professor of Microbial Biotechnology: Sweden
11-12-2018

An appointment as Professor of Microbial Biotechnology is vacant at the Department of Molecular Sciences at SLU,[...]

Jobs
ERC-Funded Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Microbiology: France
14-12-2018

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Microbiology at the Laboratoire de Chimie[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral position in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - SBU-CSIC, Spain
14-12-2018

A position is available for a postdoctoral researcher to work on a project aimed at studying the molecular biology[...]

Jobs
Professorship in Benthic Microbiology: Germany
15-12-2018

The Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) at the School of Mathematics and Natural[...]

Jobs
Post-Doc Position in sedimentary ancient DNA: Germany
15-12-2018

The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007. The Environmental[...]

Jobs
2 PhD positions in the field of C1-carbon metabolism of anaerobic micro-organisms: Netherlands
15-12-2018

We are looking for two enthusiastic PhD candidates with strong interest in microbiology, specifically on the[...]

Jobs
Research Associate in Molecular Microbiology: UK
17-12-2018

University of Bristol is looking for talented, highly motivated postdoctoral researchers to investigate and[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Synthetic Biology: UK
17-12-2018

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Dr Michael Booth on[...]

Events & courses
Molecular Microbial Ecology Group (MMEG) meeting 2018
17-12-2018

17-Dec-2018 18-Dec-2018 Swansea University Institute of Life Science Singleton Park, SA28PP Swansea, United Kingdom

Grants & funding
Funding opportunity: new treatments for Sepsis
18-12-2018

We have partnered with Dr David Brown (Bio-medical researcher and co-inventor of Viagra) to crowdsource new[...]

Jobs
Post-doctoral assistant - Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics: Belgium
18-12-2018

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and[...]

Jobs
PhD student in Environmental Microbiology with emphasis on the Deep Biosphere: Sweden
19-12-2018

Linnaeus University  is the result of a merger between Kalmar University and Växjö University. Together we will be[...]

Jobs
Two PhD positions: Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenicity using structural biology tools: Germany
26-12-2018

The research groups of Prof. Dr. Michael Kolbe and Prof. Dr. Jörg Labahn at the Centre for Structural Systems[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral Position in Spatial Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance: Switzerland
29-12-2018

ETH Zurich is looking to fill the  Postdoctoral Position in Spatial Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance (100%)[...]

Jobs
Research Associate (Molecular Biology / NGS): USA
29-12-2018

Arbor Biotechnologies is a venture-backed startup based in Cambridge, MA, composed of a small team of scientists and[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral researcher in Metabolomics, Synthetic Biology and Metabolic Engineering: Luxembourg
31-12-2018

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University. Luxembourg is a dynamic,[...]

Fighting AMR
Pre-call announcement: UK-China AMR Centre Partnerships Initiative
31-12-2018

Research Councils UK (RCUK), the strategic partnership of the UK's seven Research Councils and the National Natural[...]

At FEMS
Wikipedians needed
31-12-2018

Wikipedia editors for curating WikiProject Microbiology articles In this volunteering project, we are looking for[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral fellow- Molecular Parasitology: USA
31-12-2018

The Vinayak lab  at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated[...]

At FEMS
#OnThisDay
31-12-2018

Science is always advancing, but it is sometimes useful to look backwards too. The Google doodle celebrating Antoni[...]

Jobs
Post-Doctoral Position in Microbiology: Evolution of antibiotic tolerance and resistance: France
31-12-2018

A 36-months post-doctoral position is available in the Unit of Genetics of Biofilms at the Institut Pasteur (Paris)[...]

Jobs
Doctoral Researcher- cellular microbiology: Germany
31-12-2018

The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute – (Leibniz-HKI,[...]

Jobs
Tenure-Track-Professorship for Microbiology and Biohydrometallurgy: Germany
31-12-2018

In the heart of Saxony, the TU Bergakademie Freiberg has a lot to offer outstanding young researchers (m/f/d). The[...]

Fighting AMR
Phd Studentship - antimicrobial resistance genes: UK
01-01-2019

Deatils of Phd Studentship: “Elucidating the transmission and persistence of antimicrobial resistance genes in[...]

Jobs
Postdoc to study the crosstalk between microbiota, immunity and physiology: France
01-01-2019

The MI Unit is recruiting postdoctoral fellows to study the mutual regulation of microbiota, immunity and nervous[...]

Jobs
CANCER VACCINE/MICROBIOME POSTDOC POSITION: USA
01-01-2019

A postdoctoral position is available in the Cancer ImmunoPrevention Lab, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer[...]

Jobs
Lecturer in Microbiology: UK
02-01-2019

The School of Biological Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. It is made up of[...]

Jobs
Professorship in “Microbiology” : Germany
05-01-2019

The Department of Biology at the Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a h1. Professorship in[...]

Jobs
PhD position in Synthetic Glycobiology: Austria
07-01-2019

Are you keen to progress research in glycoscience at the interface between chemistry, biology and bioprocess[...]

Jobs
PhD student: Bioengineering Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Veterinary Sciences: Belgium
10-01-2019

Over the last decade, a variety of products have been added as feed additives to maintain animal health. Also in[...]

Jobs
Post-doctoral Researcher in Metabolomics: Germany
11-01-2019

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a foundation of public law jointly financed by the Federal[...]

Events & courses
Understanding the Host-Fungal Dialogue: Implications for Therapy and Management
12-01-2019

In this Seminar, the upcoming next generation of fungal immunologists from around the world will be brought together[...]

Events & courses
Keystone Symposia: Host and the Environment in IBD - Scientific Advances Leading to New Therapeutics
13-01-2019

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which afflict millions of patients, are rapidly increasing in incidence[...]

Events & courses
Mechanisms of Fungal Immunopathology
13-01-2019

The 2019 Gordon Research Conference the Immunology of Fungal Infections focuses on leading advances in our[...]

Jobs
Assistant Professor in Environmental Genomics: Sweden
15-01-2019

Stockholm University is a leading European university and one of the world’s top 100 institutes of higher education[...]

Events & courses
2019 ASM Biothreats
29-01-2019

What’s new in high consequence pathogen research, biological threat reduction, product development and policy will[...]

Events & courses
Understanding Human Diseases Through Metabolomics: Interactions Among the Genome, Proteome, Gut Microbiome and Nutrition: 3-8 February 2019, USA
03-02-2019

The GRC: Understanding Human Diseases Through Metabolomics: Interactions Among the Genome, Proteome, Gut Microbiome[...]

Jobs
Post Doc - gut microbiota: France
15-02-2019

Impact of a fungal probiotic on the gut microbiota in basal, and induced dysbiotic environments  Employer: A 2 years[...]

Events & courses
Mechanisms and Application: Realizing the Potential of Antimicrobial Host Defense Peptides for Human and Veterinary Medicine (GRC)
24-02-2019

Antimicrobial / Host Defense Peptides (AMPs) have been studied in health and found to be important in a wide range[...]

Events & courses
Microbial Genomics & Metagenomics Workshops: 25 February – 1 March 2019, USA
25-02-2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) is offering a five-day workshop on Microbial[...]

Events & courses
2019 CMI 1st Annual International Microbiome Meeting and 1st Urobiome meeting
26-02-2019

The Center for Microbiome Innovation will host the 1st annual CMI International Microbiome Meeting (CIMM) and the[...]

Events & courses
European Mycoplasma Network: Solutions for Mycoplasmas in human and animal disease
07-03-2019

07-Mar-2019 08-Mar-2019 Wellcome Collection London Suite 3a, Bowden Hall, Bowden Lane Marple Stockport United Kingdom

Events & courses
Annual Conference 2019 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology: 17 – 20 March 2019, Germany
17-03-2019

The Annual Conference 2019 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (Jahrestagung 2019 der[...]

Events & courses
Future Algae and Fungi Technology
28-03-2019

The “Future Algae and Fungi Technology conference” with the theme “Recent Advances and Future Prospects in Mycology[...]

Biodetection & Biosensors Summit 2019
01-04-2019

Rapid growth in the development of biosensors has revolutionized the efficacy and sensitivity of analytical devices[...]

Events & courses
14th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting
02-04-2019

The JGI Annual Meeting will be preceded by a series of workshops and the “NeLLi 2019 Symposium: From New Lineages of[...]

Events & courses
The Biology of Genomes
07-05-2019

The 2019 meeting will address DNA sequence variation and its role in molecular evolution, population genetics and[...]

Events & courses
Wound Healing Society 31st Annual Meeting
07-05-2019

The Wound Healing Society (WHS) is known both nationally and internationally as the premier scientific organization[...]

Events & courses
Power of Microbes in Industry and Environment 2019
15-05-2019

15-May-2019 18-May-2019 Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology Pierottijeva 6[...]

Events & courses
HFP2019: HUMAN FUNGAL PATHOGENS: MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS AND VIRULENCE
18-05-2019

18-May-2019 24-May-2019 Belambra Club: La Bergerie VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, Laboratory of Molecular[...]

Events & courses
Retroviruses
20-05-2019

May 20 – 25, 2019 Cold Spring Harbor Topics: Entry: Envelopes, Antibodies and Vaccines Post-Entry Events:[...]

Events & courses
14th Yeast Lipid Conference (YLC 2019)
22-05-2019

22-May-2019 24-May-2019 Petrovič, Uroš Jožef Stefan Institute Jamova 39 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Events & courses
2019 Viruses and Cells Gordon Research Conference
25-05-2019

25 May 2019 – 31 May 2019 Renaissance Tuscany, Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Events & courses
Microbial Language: Microbes, Molecules and Metabolites (GRS)
13-06-2019

Microbial Language: Microbes, Molecules and Metabolites Gordon Research Seminar will highlight the mechanisms and[...]

Events & courses
Shaping the Earth's Microverse (GRC)
14-06-2019

As one of the longest running of all Gordon Research Conferences, Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM)[...]

Events & courses
Animal-Microbe Symbioses as Nested Ecosystems (GRC)
16-06-2019

The 3rd Gordon Research Conference on Animal-Microbial Symbioses will bring together an interdisciplinary and[...]

Events & courses
Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics Europe 2019
18-06-2019

Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics Europe 2019 will focus to the many applications of Lab-on-a-Chip, from life[...]

Events & courses
ASM Microbe 2019
20-06-2019

The conference aims to navigate the most recent advances in microbiology, connect with peers on new collaborations.

Events & courses
12th International Conference on Halophilic Microorganisms - Halophiles 2019
24-06-2019

24-Jun-2019 28-Jun-2019 Grand Hotel Napoca, 5-7 Clinicilor Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Events & courses
27th Meeting of the Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM)
02-07-2019

02-Jul-2019 05-Jul-2019 Department of Microbiology. faculty of Sciences. University of Malaga Malaga Spain

Events & courses
Microbiome: 18-21 July 2019, USA
18-07-2019

A new meeting on Microbiome will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York on 18-21 July 2019. The meeting[...]

Events & courses
Microbiome
18-07-2019

The proposed meeting will assemble the leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and[...]

Events & courses
Emerging Approaches to Study Archaea and Their Viruses
20-07-2019

The Gordon Research Seminar on Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology is a unique forum for graduate[...]

Events & courses
Unique Biology of the Archaea Bridging the Gap Between Bacteria and Eukaryotes (GRC)
21-07-2019

The GRC on Archaea discusses the latest developments in the field from a wide range of disciplines including[...]

Fighting AMR
ASM/ECSMID Conference on Drug Development to Meet the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance
03-09-2019

The ASM/ECSMID Conference on Drug Development returns to Boston, Massachusetts for 2019. Co-sponsored by the[...]

Events & courses
Acinetobacter 2019: 4-6 September 2019, Germany
04-09-2019

The 12th International Symposium on the Biology of Acinetobacter 2019 will be held on 4-6 September 2019 in[...]

Events & courses
Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Response
10-09-2019

The meeting will focus on interdisciplinary approaches to study infectious diseases integrating the disciplines of[...]

Events & courses
11th Annual Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics World Congress 2019
07-10-2019

The 11th Annual Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics World Congress 2019 will focus many applications of Lab-on-a-Chip,[...]

Genome Engineering: Frontiers of CRISPR-Cas
10-10-2019

The specific goal for this meeting is to foster fruitful and creative interactions between researchers interested in[...]

Events & courses
International Conference "Advances in Microbiology and Biotechnology"
19-10-2019

29-Oct-2018 31-Oct-2018 Lviv National University Lviv, Ukraine Drahomanova street 14/16 Lviv Ukraine