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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Jobs
15 PhD student positions available

On behalf of a number of top institutes throughout Europe, New Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases (ND4ID) is[...]

Fighting AMR
Antimicrobial resistance funders forum

The UK research base in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is supported by a range of funders, including public[...]

15 PhD positions available in “MiRA”, an Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020

15 PhD positions are available at different research institutions and companies in Europe, participating in the[...]

Events & courses
Going to ASM Microbe 2018? Apply for the FEMS-ASM Mäkelä-Cassell Travel Award

The FEMS-ASM Award supports the reciprocal exchange of one member from each organization to present his/her research[...]

Awards
Will you be the next Uruburu Awardee?

Will you attend the 7th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists + 26th SEM Congress (Valencia, July 9th-13th[...]

At FEMS
Contributing to the Journals

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

Useful resources
The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance

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

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[...]

Grants & funding
Project proposal calls for the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

Have a look at the Seed Money calls of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. Seed Money is a funding that is[...]

Jobs
Job Opportunities for Research Fellows at the European Commission

Do you want EU policies and laws to be informed by the best scientific evidence available? Do you have a strong[...]

Fighting AMR
Survey (Global-PPS) of Hospital Antibiotic Use and Resistance

This first global initiative provides a unique overview of the global burden of antibiotic consumption and[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Research UK

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK) aims to raise sufficient funds over the next five years to bring at least one[...]

Fighting AMR
Antimicrobial research collaborative

The Antimicrobial Research Collaborative (ARC@Imperial) consolidates world leading, multidisciplinary[...]

Events & courses
Antimicrobial resistance and therapeutic discovery training programme.

The program entitled, “Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery Training Program,” (ARTDTP),[...]

Fighting AMR
Emory Antibiotic resistance center

The mission is to better understand antibiotic resistance to combat this crisis and improve human health. The goals[...]

Useful resources
FEMS Survey: Key and Emerging Microbiology Topics in 2018

The microbiology landscape is constantly changing with new discoveries and research findings, leading to new ways of[...]

Fighting AMR
JPIAMR

The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPI AMR) was set up to streamline the[...]

Fighting AMR
JPIAMR Funding

JPIAMR supports research projects and working groups that enable researchers to collaborate across national[...]

Fighting AMR
UK Funding Council - cross council initiative

The AMR Funders Forum, has identified key themes to target current and future investments. These themes will foster[...]

Fighting AMR
UK South Africa AMR research partnership awards

The MRC and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) have the pleasure of announcing a R9[...]

Useful resources
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
Antibiotic Resistance Map by CDDEP

Data includes aggregated resistance rates for isolates (includes intermediate resistance) from blood and[...]

Useful resources
Brexit and funding

If you work in microbiology research, chances are you expect Brexit to somehow impact your work. But how? This[...]

Projects
FEMS partners with PeerWith

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

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. [...]

Events & courses
Online courses by Coursera

Coursera offers multiple free courses, such as those below in data science and bacterial infections[...]

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[...]

Useful resources
FREE software to evaluate patents

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

Microbiology Heroes Hall of Fame

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

At FEMS
Volunteering

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

Jobs
Associate Manager to Microbiology QC
25-02-2018

Quality Control (QC) Microbiology in Diabetes Finished Products (DFP) Manufacturing Development at Novo Nordisk[...]

Jobs
Research Scientist in Microbial Ecology/Bioinformatics: Germany
25-02-2018

The Institute of Biodiversity at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute in Braunschweig, Germany seeks to appoint[...]

Events & courses
14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics: 25-28 February 2018, Israel
25-02-2018

The 14th European Conference on Fungal Genetics (ECFG14) will take place on 25-28 February 2018 in Haifa, Israel.[...]

Jobs
Postdoc position in soil microbial ecology: Czech Republic
28-02-2018

Biology Centre ASCR – Institute of Soil Biology, Czech Republic is looking for a soil microbial ecologist with[...]

Jobs
PhD position Molecular Microbiology: The Netherlands
01-03-2018

Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam is a leading, innovative and growing university that is at the heart of society[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Microbial Ecology: Czech Republic
01-03-2018

We are looking for a motivated postdoc with a previous experience in microbial ecology that will be involved in a[...]

Jobs
Assistant Professor position in Systems Microbiology: University of Manitoba, Canada
02-03-2018

The Department of Microbiology at the University of Manitoba, Canada invites applications for a full-time[...]

Jobs
Associate Director in Microbiology: Ireland
06-03-2018

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal[...]

Jobs
Junior Scientific Officer in Microbiology/Epidemiology: Italy
07-03-2018

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), based in Parma, Italy  is looking for a looking for a motivated and[...]

Jobs
Assistant/Associate Professor in Bacterial Evolution
07-03-2018

The Laboratory of Applied Evolutionary Biology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center (AMC),[...]

Jobs
Research Engineer or Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Microbiology: France
07-03-2018

Applications are invited for a CNRS Research Engineer or Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Microbiology at the[...]

Awards
Nominate your hero!
10-03-2018

Who is your microbiology hero? Who has provided outstanding service to microbiology in Europe? If you know heroes[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral position in fermentation microbiology: Norway
10-03-2018

The Bio-process engineering group in The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) seeks a hard-working,[...]

Events & courses
Bacterial electron transfer processes and their regulation
11-03-2018

This meeting, organized as part of the program of the European Federation of Biotechnology Microbial Physiology[...]

Events & courses
28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology: 14-17 March 2018, Germany
14-03-2018

The German Society for Virology invites attendees to the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology from[...]

Events & courses
Non-conventional Yeasts: from Basic Research to Application
15-03-2018

The International Conference “Non-conventional Yeasts: from Basic Research to Application” will consider different[...]

Events & courses
Standing up for Science EU workshops: 16 March 2018, Brussels
16-03-2018

Sense about Science is holding a Standing up for Science EU workshop at KoWi, Brussels (Rue du Trône 98, 1050[...]

Fighting AMR
Call for expressions of interest: EU Joint Initiative on AMR and Healthcare Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI)
16-03-2018

FEMS was recently invited to participate in the stakeholders advisory group for the EU Joint Initiative on AMR and[...]

Jobs
Professorship in Applied Microbiology: Germany
16-03-2018

The Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures and the Faculty of Life Sciences of[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral position in marine microbiology: UK
18-03-2018

Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems group (OBE) from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton, UK is[...]

Jobs
Associate Professor in Molecular food and gut microbiology: Denmark
18-03-2018

The Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a position as Associate[...]

Events & courses
7th International Conference on Microbial Communication for Young Scientists (MiCom 2018): 19-22 March 2018, Germany
19-03-2018

The MiCom 2018 organising team are pleased to invite you to participate in the 7th International Conference on[...]

Events & courses
Challenges and new concepts in antibiotics research conference: 19-21 March 2018, France
19-03-2018

Antimicrobial resistance threatens the prevention and treatment of an increasing number of bacterial infections. To[...]

Events & courses
5th Meeting of Regulating with RNA in Bacteria & Archaea: 19-22 March 2018, Spain
19-03-2018

Location: Hotel Sevilla Macarena,  Calle San Juan de Ribera, 2 41009 Sevilla, Spain Conference Chairs Prof. Dr. Ruth[...]

Events & courses
28th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology: 21-24 March 2018, Germany
21-03-2018

Starting date: 21-24 March 2018 Location: Berlin, Germany Contact and Organisation Conventus Congressmanagement[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in Microbiome of intestinal tract cancers: The Netherlands
22-03-2018

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)  invite applications for a postdoctoral position to investigate the[...]

Jobs
Associate Professor/Professor in Microbiology: Nottingham Trent, UK
25-03-2018

Nottingham Trent University invites applications  for ideally a full Professor, but would also consider applications[...]

Jobs
PhD scholarship in Sociomicrobiology: Denmark
25-03-2018

The Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (DTU Bioengineering) at the Technical University of Denmark offers a[...]

Events & courses
Early Career Scientist Research Symposium: 28 March 2018, UK
28-03-2018

Every year, the Society of Applied Microbiology (SfAM) holds a meeting specifically for early career scientists to[...]

Jobs
Multiple academic positions in Microbiology: UK
31-03-2018

The Division of Molecular Microbiology within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, UK is pleased[...]

Jobs
Postdoc position in Microbial Biogeochemistry: Germany
01-04-2018

The  GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel  is offering a  postdoc position to start 1 May 2018 within the[...]

Jobs
Postdoc in marine microbiology: The Netherlands
05-04-2018

The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research is[...]

Jobs
PhD Student "Physiological diversity and ecological niche of JTB255 Bacteria in marine sediments"
05-04-2018

The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB; principal investigator dr. Pierre Offre) of[...]

Jobs
Postdoc Position for Microbial Physiologist: Denmark
15-04-2018

The Aarhus University Centre for Water Technology, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University is looking for a[...]

Events & courses
Annual Conference of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology
15-04-2018

The Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM) is an association with the aim of being an innovative[...]

Events & courses
5th International Workshop on Microbial Sulfur Metabolism
16-04-2018

16-18 April 2018, Vienna, Austria The regular meetings on microbial sulfur metabolism (2006 Münster – DE, 2009[...]

Events & courses
8th European Spores Conference: 16-18 April 2018, UK
16-04-2018

The European Spores Conference (ESC) has rapidly become one of the leading ‘focused’ microbiology conferences with a[...]

Events & courses
Applications of Plant Pathology: from Field to Clinic. 18 April 2018, UK
18-04-2018

You are invited to a meeting from the Society of Applied Microbiology (SfAM) held in conjunction with the British[...]

Events & courses
Microbial Stress Meeting: 23-25 April 2018, Ireland
23-04-2018

Microbial Stress: From Systems to Molecules and Back Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland: 23-25 April 2018 Registration now[...]

Jobs
Postdoctoral Position in Host-Microbe Interactions, Metabolomics and Inflammation: Belgium
30-04-2018

A postdoctoral position is available at the laboratory of Intestinal Host-Microbe Communication, headed by Prof.[...]

Events & courses
1st International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI2018): 2-4 May 2018, Denmark
02-05-2018

It is a great pleasure to announce the International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI) which[...]

Events & courses
Power of Viruses: 16-18 May 2018, Croatia
16-05-2018

You are invited to attend the conference, Power of Viruses in Valamar Diamant Hotel, Poreč, Croatia on 16-18 May[...]

Events & courses
XXII meeting of the International Society of Evolutionary Protistology
27-05-2018

This meeting will bring together scientists from across the world that study comparative cellular biology, genomics[...]

Events & courses
Biofilms 8 Conference: 27-29 May 2018, Denmark
29-05-2018

It is a great pleasure to invite you to participate in and contribute to the Biofilms 8 conference which will be[...]

Events & courses
EMERGING INFECTIONS – 2
30-05-2018

30-31 May 2018, Hotel Metropol – Belveue Ohrid, Macedonia Sponsored by:

Events & courses
Europic 2018: 3-7 June 2018, The Netherlands
03-06-2018

Europic 2018 conference will take place on 3-7 June 2018 at Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. Organizing committee[...]

Events & courses
Bacterial Persistence and Antimicrobial Therapy 2018: 10-14 June 2018, Switzerland
10-06-2018

The Bacterial Persistence and Antimicrobial Therapy Conference will take place on 10-14 June 2018 in Ascona,[...]

Events & courses
Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria conference: 11-13 June 2018, UK
11-06-2018

The 7th Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria conference will be held on 11-13 June 2018 at the Wellcome Genome Campus[...]

Events & courses
11th Rowett-INRA conference - Gut Microbiology: No longer the forgotten organ. 11-14 June 2018, UK
11-06-2018

Rowett-INRA 2018 will be the 11th joint symposium on gut microbiology organised by the Rowett Institute, University[...]

Events & courses
Permanent Training Course on STIDIAGNOSTIC PATHWAYS AND MANAGEMENT OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (EXCLUDING HIV) - 4TH EDITION
12-06-2018

12 – 15 June 2018, University Residential Centre of Bertinoro, University of Bologna, Bertinoro, Italy[...]

Events & courses
Harnessing Diversity to Understand Molecular Mechanisms, Pathogenicity, and Fungal Factories: 17-22 June 2018, USA
17-06-2018

The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on – Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology: Harnessing Diversity to[...]

Events & courses
Ecology of Soil Microorganisms 2018
17-06-2018

Dates: 17 – 21 June 2018 Theme: Digging deeper Location: Helsinki, Finland We are pleased to welcome you to the[...]

Events & courses
Virus Genomics and Evolution Conference: 18-20 June 2018, UK
18-06-2018

The Virus Genomics and Evolution Conference will be held from 18-20 June 2018 at the Wellcome Genome Campus in[...]

Events & courses
7th International Human Microbiome Congress (IHMC 2018)
24-06-2018

The aim of IHMC 2018 is to provide a platform to highlight the latest advances and challenges in microbiome[...]

Events & courses
RNA Therapeutics: From base pairs to bedsides symposium. 28-29 June 2018, USA
28-06-2018

We wanted to announce our inaugural symposium at The RNA Therapeutics Institute, at UMass Medical School. We have a[...]

Events & courses
18th European Congress On Biotechnology
01-07-2018

The European Congress on Biotechnology (ECB) is the leading congress for academic and industrial biotechnologists in[...]

Jobs
Assistant or Associate Professor position in bacterial evolution: The Netherlands
03-07-2018

The Laboratory of Applied Evolutionary Biology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center (AMC),[...]

Events & courses
Evolution and Genomics of C. elegans and other Model Nematodes Conference: 5-7 July 2018, UK
05-07-2018

The 5th Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics of C. elegans and other Model Nematodes conference will be held from 5-7[...]

Events & courses
6th CESC Central European Summer Course on Mycology - 3rd Rising Stars in Mycology Workshop
06-07-2018

A unique meeting for Ph.D. students and young scientists from eastern and central European regions with the[...]

Events & courses
Viruses of Microbes V: Biodiversity and future applications
09-07-2018

This event is one that focuses on basic and applied scientific research on viruses infecting microbes (algae,[...]

Events & courses
4th International Conference on Lipid Science and Technology: 23-24 July 2018, UK
23-07-2018

After the last successful International Conference on Lipid Science and Technology, you are invited to[...]

Jobs
Junior Group Leader / Fellow in Microbiology
06-08-2018

The VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology is interested in recruiting a Junior group leader/research[...]

Events & courses
13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference: 18-21 August 2018, Sweden
18-08-2018

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the 13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC), which will[...]

Events & courses
Aerobiology: microbiology meets atmospheric sciences Summer School. 20-31 August 2018, Denmark
20-08-2018

This summer school is brought to you by Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark and is aimed at early career scientists[...]

Events & courses
17th Asia-Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection with the 8th International Infection Control Conference: 30 Aug-2 Sept 2018, Hong Kong
30-08-2018

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Events & courses
The Human Microbiome conference: 16-19 Sept 2018, Germany
16-09-2018

The Human Microbiome Conference will be held on 16-19 September 2018 at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany. Human microbiota[...]

Events & courses
XXI Spanish Food Microbiology Congress
17-09-2018

An original, ambitious and attractive scientific program, which will cover current issues, including the most[...]

Events & courses
Central European Symposium on Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance – CESAR 2018
19-09-2018

Share the newest knowledge and experience on development of new antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance as[...]

Events & courses
Bacterial protein export 2018
30-09-2018

30 September – 03 October 2018 • Leuven • Belgium This specialised meeting will give an overview of protein[...]

Events & courses
Focused Meeting 2018 - Microbiomes Underpinning Agriculture: 1-2 October 2018, Ireland
01-10-2018

This Focused Meeting will discuss microbiomes underpinning agriculture and will take place 1–2 October 2018 at the[...]

18th International Conference on Harmful Algae: 21-26 October 2018, France
21-10-2018

The 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA 2018) will take place in the Cité des Congrès of Nantes,[...]

Events & courses
14th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases
06-11-2018

Join us for the 14th International Meeting on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious[...]