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MPI Animal Behavior, Germany: Max Planck Research Group Leader

(posted 2019-10-18)

We have an open position for an Independent Max Planck Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior ( We are particularly interested in applicants who can advance theoretical and/or field research in our institute, in any field of animal behaviour. These positions come with independence and considerable financial and institutional support.

General information

The standard setting and contract conditions for Max Planck Research Groups are as follows:

- the group leader position (W2; approximately equivalent to assistant or associate professor position without tenure)
- Postdoc position(s)
- PhD positions
- Technical Assistant position(s) as far as necessary
- internationally competitive start-up package for equipment
- adequate budget for consumables and running costs

The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft offers high flexibility in the use of the allotted money, allowing the group leaders to assign their budget individually according to need. The contract will be for 5 years plus a possible start-up phase. Limited extensions are possible after positive evaluation.

For further information please see: . Application deadline 27 October 2019.