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. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees regardless of gender, nationality, religion, handicap, age, cultural background or sexual identity. Learn more about the programs and structures offered to support equal opportunitues and families.
New to Konstanz? The Welcome Office helps new students, staff, and accompanying families with a soft landing.
Doctoral Program (IMPRS-QBEE)
Our international doctoral program provides training in animal behavior, ecology, and evolution.
Our commitment to early career researchers is enshrined in our Postdoctoral Agreement.
Teaching and Learning
Through university courses, summer schools, and workshops, we provide scientific training to empower the next generation.
Equal Opportunities and Family Support
We want to build a diverse team of employees, and to foster a supportive and inclusive work environment for all who work with us.
Join our growing institute. All job opportunities at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior are posted here on our English site and also on our German job offers page.