Stellenangebot vom 29. März 2021

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen (Germany) invites appli-cations from outstanding scientists for the position of


The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics ( investigates information processing in the brain. The Institute uses experimental, theoretical and computational methods to study perception, memory, decision-making, motor per-formance and more, and to develop appropriate recording and imaging techniques. The Institute is multidisciplinary, has excellent facilities and close links to sister Max Planck Institutes and the University of Tübingen.

The Institute seeks two Directors whose interests lie in and around the area of decision-making, very broadly construed. One position is likely to be filled by a Director using methods of cognitive neuroscience/human neuroimaging/behavioural psychopharmacology; the other using animal model systems behavioural neuroscience, perhaps with rodents. Directors should pursue bold long-term research agendas in their departments, lead the Institute together with fellow Directors and Max Planck Fellows, and help create an enthusiastically collaborative culture among the departments and the independent research groups that the Insti-tute is also in the process of hiring.

Chief criteria for Directors are scientific and scholarly excellence and an innovative and unique research programme. The Institute is looking for the strongest and most creative scientists, and offers an excellent international research environment operating in the English language, outstanding infrastructure, and long-term scientific funding.

Applications will be held in confidence, and should contain a full CV including a complete list of publications, a brief summary of research accomplishments, a description of future goals and names of three to five referees. Please send them in one PDF-file to:

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is an independent, nonprofit research organization that primarily promotes and supports basic research. The society currently operates 86 institutes and research facilities with more than 23,400 employees, including 4,400 scientists.

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. We actively encourage applications from persons with disabilities.

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