Max Planck Research Group (formerly: Independent Junior Research Group) positions

The Max Planck Society invites applications from outstanding young scientists in all fields of research pursued by the Max Planck Society (Biology and Medicine; Chemistry, Physics and Technology; Humanities, Social Sciences and Law).

We also explicitly encourage applications from candidates with an interdisciplinary background.

The successful candidates will be offered a Max Planck Research Group Leader position (W2; equivalent to associate professor level) including a five-year grant (research positions, budget, investments) at a Max Planck Institute of their choice.

Applications should include a CV, a list of publications, copies of three publications, a one-page summary of scientific achievements, and a two-page research plan. For further information and detailed application instructions see below.

The Max Planck Society is committed to equal opportunities and to employing disabled persons.

The deadline for application is November 17, 2009.