Join us

If you would like to join the lab, internal positions we are advertising are listed below. It is recommended to contact Thomas Gorochowski directly to discuss any applications. We are also always happy to support applications for externally funded scholarship or fellowships if your research interests align with ours. If this is something you'd like to pursue then contact us with details of your plans.

3-year Postdoc: A next-generation computational biodesign platform

Primary supervisor: Thomas Gorochowski (Bristol, UK)
Secondary supervisor: Tom Ouldridge (Imerpial College London, UK)
More details to follow soon, but contact Dr Gorochowski if you would like to learn more early. Position expected to start early 2024 with possible further 3-year extension and hope is for this role to support the development of an aligned independant fellowship. The project will also involve close collaboration across with the University of Oxford and Imperial College London. Brilliant chance to establish an academic research career in the growing field of synthetic and engineering biology.


Bristol Vice-Chancellor's Fellowships

This scheme offers an exciting opportunity for exceptional early-career researchers to advance their research careers, setup their own group at the University of Bristol. Fellowships are available across the strategic priorities of university. More details...

EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

The objective of these fellowships is to support researchers’ careers and foster excellence in research. The Postdoctoral Fellowships action targets researchers holding a PhD who wish to carry out their research activities abroad, acquire new skills and develop their careers. Suitable for EU citizens that would like to work in the UK. More details...


For students looking for PhD studentship, we recommend applying to one of the doctoral training centres based at Bristol or associated EU training networks. Any internally funded opportunities will be posted as openings above.


The EPSRC and BBSRC Synthetic Biology Centre for Doctoral Training (SynBioCDT) is a 4-year doctoral programme that offers training in the new field of Synthetic Biology, the "Engineering of Biology". This centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Warwick. More details...


DAAD RISE Worldwide

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Worldwide offers summer research internships across the world to German undergraduate students with academic training in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, or a closely related field. RISE Worldwide is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. More details...

Biochemical Society Summer Studentships

The Biochemical Society offers grants for stipends of £200 per week for 6–8 weeks, and up to £1,600 in total, to support an undergraduate student to carry out a summer lab placement. The student does not need to be a member of the Society, but when ranking proposals preference will be given to student members. More details...