Working at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
Understanding and predicting animal decision-making requires a team of world-class experts. These include expert biologists, as well as computer scientists, vets, animal caretakers, IT specialists, human resources specialists, accountants, educators, writers, and many other kinds of people at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior who share a fascination with animals in the natural world and a drive for excellence. Interested in joining? View IMPRS for our Doctoral program, or Job Vacancies for the latest career opportunities.
At the MPI-AB, we believe the diversity of our employees is the basis for the outstanding research performed at our institute. The Max Planck Society supports employees regardless of gender, nationality, religion, handicap, age, cultural background or sexual identity. Learn more about the programs and structures offered to support career development; equal opportunities; and family and career.
Doctoral Program (IMPRS)
Our international doctoral program provides training in animal behavior, ecology, and evolution.
New to Konstanz? The Welcome Office helps new students, staff, and accompanying families with a soft landing.
Join our growing institute. All MPI-AB job opportunities are posted here or on our German job offers page.
The Max Planck Society is also working with various programs and initiatives primarily to help young scientists to master their crucial next career step and is offering support through different central networks.
Talent, creativity and passion - those are the qualities the Max Planck Society relies on. The Society supports employees irrespective of their gender, nationality, religion, disabilities, age, cultural background or sexual identity. After all, the basis for the cutting-edge research conducted at over 80 Max Planck Institutes lies in diversity.
Family and Career
Professional challenges compete not infrequently with private family interests. The Max Planck Society offers extensive support to ensure that the two can be sensibly combined. In summary: We take account of the needs of our employees in our working culture.