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open positions
                         - let's work together!

We welcome students at all levels (undergraduate, master and phD) to apply! Interested students are encouraged to contact Rita to discuss possibilities to join the lab. *Paid* summer internships are available through the Student Research Internships of the DIGGS-BB/IMPRS programme (click here!).


Graduate Students: Positions are available for students from a wide range of backgrounds including cell and developmental biology, biophysics, engineering, and physics. --> If you like to think about how does development happen in a quantitative way, yes, we are looking for YOU :) 

PhD students need to apply through the International Max-Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology Program (click here!) - applications are now rolling through the year, you can apply anytime!

Postdoctoral Researchers: Positions are also available for researchers from a wide variety of backgrounds. Applicants are encouraged to suggest new projects, areas of research, ideas and approaches in their application. We look forward to hear from you!!

We welcome postdocs interested in applying to the ELBE postdoc program that aims to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations and independency.


Please email Rita to discuss your options - as well as a description of your research interests, a CV and the names of 2-3 potential references.

Currently open

We welcome spontaneous applications (see above)!!!

Sometimes our lab also has specific positions for particular projects that have been awarded grants. In those situations, the ads are below! Please send Rita an email with your CV, brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position (max 1 page), and the contacts of 2-3 references.

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