Max Planck Research Groups – Applications

Країна: Германія;


Додана: 22.09.2015

Роботодавець: Max Planck Society

Тип: PhD position; Vacancy for students or masters; PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For researchers;


The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) is an independent, non-profit research organization, whose goal is to promote top quality research at its institutes. The over 80 research institutes of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft conduct basic research in Biology and Medicine; Chemistry, Physics and Technology; the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law. In particular, the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft addresses new, innovative and interdisciplinary research areas.

The Max Planck Gesellschaft seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from women in all disciplines. We are also committed to employing more individuals with disabilities and expressly encourage them to apply.

The successful candidates will be offered a Max Planck Research Group for a period of five years at a participating Max Planck Institute of their own choice. This includes a W2 position equivalent to assistant or associate professor level and additional resources for research positions, consumables, and investments. The cumulative amount of funding is competitive with top class start-up packages of international career development programs.

Your application should include a CV, a list of publications, copies of three publications, a onepage summary of scientific achievements, two letters of recommendation, and a two-page research plan.

The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Technische Universität München (TUM) continue their joint MPG/TUM career program. It provides an add-on opportunity for newly hired Max Planck Research Group Leaders: Once you are accepted for a Max Planck Research Group Leader position, you can also apply for a position as a Tenure Track Assistant Professor at the TUM. Acceptance into this joint program includes doctorate granting rights and career options via Associate to Full Professor according to the TUM Faculty Tenure Track system (see and This offer is independent of your chosen Max Planck Institute.

For detailed information about the advertised positions and the application please see

The deadline for applications is October 28, 2015

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