Shape the future with us!

Employees from over 40 nations work at the institute. About two thirds of them are active in the scientific field, leading research groups or completing doctoral and master's theses. In addition, there are third-party funded employees and guests as well as the scientific-technical staff.

Career in science

Are you curious, determined, creative and enthusiastic about basic research? Do you want to continue your scientific career? The Max Planck Society is your top address! A sound training of young and outstanding young scientists is our central task.

Please note that our job offers in the scientific environment are exclusively for scientists with a university degree. We do not accept applications from undergraduate interns.

More Information on the following pages:

We are happy to receive outstanding unsolicited applications at any time.
Master students at the GTC of Neuroscience in Tübingen, but also bachelor and master students from other universities, have to complete a lab rotation, essay, or Laborpraktikum. We welcome students to do their lab rotation at our institute.
Current job vacancies at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. Please note that we cannot accept applications from undergraduates in the scientific sector.
A warm welcome to our institute!
The following pages provide information on living in Germany and in Tuebingen with much practical advice.
After their PhD exam junior research scientists can apply for a postdoctoral stipend or a temporary position at the institute directly to perform a research project.
In close cooperation with German Universities, especially the University of Tübingen, students from all over the world are working on their PhD at the MPI for Biological Cybernetics.
For Master´s students there are three ways to start shaping their scientific career at the institute.
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