Opportunities list

The research activities of our IMPRS are focused on four core areas: Molecular recognition of biopolymers, Photo-induced molecular processes, Cell-like systems and processes, Tissue-like systems and processes.

We encourage applications of Master's and diploma students in physics, chemistry, biology, or material sciences with a good knowledge of English. The deadline for such applications is May 11, 2018.

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This IMPRS, which is devoted to addressing some of the central contemporary themes in theoretical and computational physics, chemistry and materials science, seeks young scientists for its doctoral programme. It offers excellent research facilities at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems as well as at its partner institutions in Germany–in...

The joint graduate program of the Excellence Cluster Cells in Motion (CiM) and the International Max Planck Research School - Molecular Biomedicine (IMPRS-MBM) offers positions to pursue PhD projects in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics or computer science. We are looking for young scientists with a vivid interest in interdisciplinary...

Summer and Winter Schools

RWTH International Academy Summer and Winter Schools offer a truly dynamic and engaging academic and cultural environment for their international visitors. Through its academic summer and winter course offers in the charming historic city of Aachen, top-ranked RWTH Aachen invites students to take part in state-of-the-art and hands-on approaches to technical learning at one of Europe’s leading science and...

Objective

Power grids across the world are in a transition phase. The need to integrate renewables, spread of power electronics in all types of applications, climate change, communication technologies, use of electric vehicles, and drive to make the system robust with power available to all are major drivers. Power grids therefore are poised to become smarter in order to be able handle all these. This winter school...

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) in Paris invites applications for doctoral fellowships. Fellowship recipients will work under the supervision...

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is seeking a research group leader in the field of economic sociology to begin work on October 1, 2018, or earlier.

The MPIfG aims to develop an empirically based theory of the social and political foundations of modern economies by investigating the interrelation between the economy, society, and politics. The precise focus of the group leader’s research field is open. The...

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is seeking a senior researcher in political economy with a substantive focus on the analysis of growth models; social blocs and social coalitions undergirding growth models; and/or the politics of macroeconomic policy.

The successful candidate will be part of the Political Economy Research Group headed by Prof. Lucio Baccaro. For more information about the group’s research...

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) is seeking a senior researcher with excellent skills in quantitative methods and substantive research interests in political economy or economic sociology.

The successful applicant should have in-depth knowledge of quantitative research methods, especially with regard to the design and analysis of large surveys. Familiarity with topic modeling and other techniques of...

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), conducted jointly by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and the University of Cologne, with the University of Duisburg-Essen as an associated partner, invites excellent candidates to apply for its doctoral program.

The graduate school features a unique curriculum of core courses, research methods,...

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