Opportunities list

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen ("Solar System School") offers a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen.

Research at the MPS covers three main areas:

The IMPRS-gBGC offers fully-funded positions to outstanding students interested in research on biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. The school provides excellent research possibilities for students to obtain a PhD degree in a 3-years graduate program.


The Research School

Successful applicants will be part of the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles. Research at the school...

The International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Astrophysics invites applications for prospective PhD students.

Application deadline is 15th November 2016.

For further details please refer to the PDF attached.


The Institute of Computational Biomedicine IAS-5/INM-9 at the Jülich Research Center (http://www.fz-juelich.de/ias/ias-5/EN) uses and develops high performance computing-based multiscale simulations to investigate key molecular events for neuronal function and dysfunction.


4 PhD positions in Molecular and Chemical Ecology

International Max Planck Research School:

“The Exploration of Ecological Interactions with Molecular and Chemical...

2016 call for nominations

Max Planck Indian Partner Groups and Max Planck-India Mobility Grants

for Junior scientists/postdoc and junior faculty


We seek a post-doctoral scientist with an interest in experimental research in neuroplasticity

in humans, for a joined research project of the Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology

section of the University of Hamburg (Germany) and the LV Prasad Eye Institute

(Hyderabad, India).

Candidates will have a Ph.D. in an experimentally working natural...

As part of its campaign “Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow”, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is joining with the initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas” to hold a German-Indian ideas competition from 27 April to 10 June 2016. Do you have sustainable and innovative ideas on how to tackle the issue of waste in India?


A. Goal of the funding

A key objective of the Helmholtz Association’s mission is to promote talented young scientists. Through its Investigators Groups the Association provides international and German junior researchers with the excellent scientific working conditions they need to achieve that objective. Investigators Group leader are given early independence and have attractive career prospects (including permanent...