We will post open positions here as well as on the homepage of the institute. Unsolicited applications from prospective PhD students and postdoctoral scientists are considered but candidates are strongly encouraged to study our published and ongoing work on these pages as well as on our departmental homepage on the MPIPZ before contacting us for job opportunities.

As part of our goal to foster scientific independence in our young scientists, we expect that postdoctoral researchers starting in the department actively apply for third-party funding.

Below are some opportunities which you make like to consider. Please carefully check all requirements and deadlines.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) also offers a large number of country-specific scholarships, and prospective candidates are encouraged to find out if they fit they requirements.

Preliminary inquiries together with a CV and a description of main research interests should be directed to Megan Sierz, at: msierz@mpipz.mpg.de or by regular mail to:

Megan Sierz
Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max-Planck-Institute of Plant Breeding Research
Carl-von-Linné Weg 10
50829 Köln