Working at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
According to a survey conducted by the magazine "Wirtschaftswoche" in 2015, the Max Planck Society is the largest German research organization and the most popular employer among natural scientists. Also the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior offers its employees excellent working conditions and a payment as specified in the TVöD (standards of collective official wage agreements). We regularly inform about new vacancies on this page. If you do not find a suitable vacancy, you can of course also write an unsolicited application to the department or research group that is of your interest.
The Max Planck Society and each of its institutes supports its employees regardless of gender, nationality, religion, handicap, age, cultural background or sexual identity. The diversity of our employees is the basis for the outstanding research performed at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior.
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.