MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization: PhD position; Theoretical Biological Physics 1119 views

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Dynamics and Self-Organization invites applications for a PhD position in Theoretical Biological Physics. This institute is an international research institute, performs both experimental and theoretical fundamental scientific research. The position is available in independent research group of Dr. Karen Aim.


  • Applicant must hold Master’s degree (or comparable) in physics, applied mathematics, or in a related field.
  • Applicant must have a background in quantitative biology, soft matter or statistical physics. Programming skills are highly desired.

Duration: limited to 3 years.

Starting date: September 1, 2017

Salary: in accordance with the funding guidelines of the Max Planck Society for junior scientists, salary is 2/3 of pay level E13 according to the collective wage agreement for the public service (TVöD Bund).


Application material must include:

  • CV
  • Publication list
  • Statement of interests
  • At least 2 letters of reference
  • The statement of interests should briefly describe your past and current research interests and why you are interested in joining our group.
  • Send application material in a single pdf file, quoting reference no. 08/2017, until May 15, 2017 by email to
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Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization

Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas

Complex Systems, Plant Research, Structural and Cell Biology, Solid State Research & Material Sciences, Microbiology & Ecology

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Ope to all nationalities
Deadline 15 May 2017

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