PhD projects

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & GeneticsBehavioral Sciences

Type of Job

Young Researchers

PhD projects on Evolutionary Biology

Job Offer from March 16, 2017

The International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology is offering up to 10 PhD positions and fellowships.

The graduate school is dedicated to highest level of research and training in all areas of contemporary Evolutionary Biology. It is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, the University of Kiel and the Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR). The school offers an internationally competitive research environment with state of art facilities. The participating groups are working on a broad variety of scientific topics including molecular, behavioral, theoretical and organismal approaches.

Our offer

The graduate program starts with a rotation period of three months followed by a PhD project of three years including seminars, courses and workshops. The language of the graduate school is English. Financial support is provided throughout the program.

To obtain further information about our PhD program and application details (only online application possible), please visit our website.

Your profile

Well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries are welcome to apply. A Master of Science degree or a Diploma as well as a strong interest in Evolutionary Biology and flexibility in the research project are prerequisites for entering the program.

Your application

We are looking forward to your online application for a PhD project in the beautiful landscape of Northern Germany.

The deadline for applications is April 23, 2017. The selection week will be held from June, 26 to 30 and the program itself starts on September 18, 2017. For further quations please contact Kerstin Mehnert, email: phone: +49(0)4522 763 233.

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
August-Thienemann-Str. 2
24306 Plön

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