Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology (MPI-EB)

Department Director

Max-­‐Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Tübingen, Germany

The Max-­‐Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen is seeking candidates for a position as


in the area of Integrative Biology, including evolutionary biology, ecology and higher-order interactions among organisms. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: host-microbial interactions, new model systems, and integration of biological processes across scales. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong research profile in these areas, with opportunities for links to ongoing research at the Institute.

The Max-­‐Planck Institute for Developmental Biology has a general interest in understanding biological complexity at all levels, from single macromolecules to networks of organisms. The Institute addresses these questions using a range of methods, which all focus on the molecular principles of life.

Applications, letters of interest, and nominations of candidates should be sent to Dr. Ruth E. Ley, Max-­‐Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Max Planck Ring 5, 72076 Tübingen, Germany ( by May 30th, 2019.

The Max-­‐Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is an independent, non-­‐ profit research organization that primarily promotes and supports basic research. The Max-­‐Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. The Max-­‐Planck Society is aiming to increase the percentage of women among its scientific leadership, particularly at the director level. Therefore, we strongly encourage expression of interest from and nominations of qualified female scientists.


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Department Director