Joint Max Planck-Weizmann Postdoctoral Programme 2024

PhD in Germany, International Max Planck Research School

Max Planck-Weizmann Postdoctoral Programme: The Max Planck Society (MPG) and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) are offering an exceptional opportunity for postdoctoral researchers in diverse fields to embark on a prestigious four-year appointment within a collaborative research framework.

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Area: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Earth Sciences

Location: Split between Max Planck Society (MPG) and Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS)

Eligibility/Qualification: Ph.D. in relevant field with a strong research background. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to advancing knowledge in their respective subjects.

Job Description:
The selected postdoctoral researchers will engage in a dynamic four-year programme split equally between MPG and WIS, enabling them to immerse themselves in cutting-edge research. This unique opportunity fosters collaboration, interdisciplinary exploration, and impactful contributions to their fields. Postdocs will benefit from:

  • In-depth research and complex experiments
  • Collaborations with renowned scientists from MPG and WIS
  • Global networking and idea exchange
  • Funding for conferences and workshops
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Access to state-of-the-art research facilities
  • Housing allowance during the WIS stay

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to:

  1. Connect with researchers from both MPG and WIS for potential collaborative projects.
  2. Submit a comprehensive CV with academic background, research experience, publications, awards, and relevant information.
  3. Provide at least three letters of recommendation, including one from the doctoral supervisor.
  4. Include a joint letter of support from MPG and WIS visiting scientist.
  5. Present a concise project outline (up to two pages) detailing the collaborative nature of the research.
  6. Specify the planned division of the four-year assignment between MPG and WIS.
  7. Complete the online application form and receive confirmation via email.

Last Date for Apply: 1 November 2023

Online application form: WIS Application Form

For inquiries and support, contact Mr. Michael Nagel, Programme Coordinator.
Phone: +49-89-2108 1258

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