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Job vacancy: The Max Planck Society invites outstanding female scientists

5 Mar 2024
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What is the Max Planck Society?

  • World-leading, independent, non-profit research organization
  • Goal: promote cutting edge basic research
  • The MPG worldwide: 84 Max Planck Institutes with over 24,000 employees 
  • Research areas: broad areas of life and natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, law
  • Strong interest in innovative and interdisciplinary research areas

What is the Lise Meitner Excellence Program?

  • Aim: Attract and promote the careers of outstanding female scientists (early stage of their scientific career + documented track record of independent and innovative research) 
  • Purpose: Increasing the number of excellent women in the MPG

What this vacancy is about:

  • The MPG invites outstanding applicants to apply for tenure-track Lise Meitner Research Group Leader positions
  • successful candidates will be offered a Lise Meitner Research Group at a suitable Max Planck Institute
  • Period: six years (initial) plus one additional year for parental leave
  • Funding package includes: W2 tenure-track position (equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor), resources for scientific staff and running costs as well as a start-up package. 
  • Further career development is possible
  • Focus: recruitment of outstanding women scientists, though open to all applicants
  • The MPG encourages applications from qualified individuals with disabilities
  • Deadline: April 10th, 2024

When this caught your interest, read more about the application guidelines and the Lise Meitner Research Group in the attached document.