Open Positions

Welcome to the Announcements of Open Positions in our Institute!

For general questions you may contact our Personnel Office:

Mrs. Mareike Bolney
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 57 2014
mbolney [at]


personal [at]



PhD position
to study prehistoric human landscape use and cultural change in Arabia

PhD position  in the Department of Natural Product Biosynthesis
to study mechanisms underlying the repeated evolution of metabolic pathways in plants

Master Project
in Chemical Ecology

Part-time Research Technician/Lab Manager
in the Max Planck Research Group Predators and Toxic Prey

Bachelor or Master thesis
in the Department of Biochemistry (German version only)

Postdoctoral positions
in the Department of Molecular Ecology