open positions

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Graduate Students Positions are available for students from a wide range of backgrounds including cell and developmental biology, biophysics, engineering, and physics.

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.


PhD students need to apply through the International Max-Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology Program (click here!) - aplications are now rolling through the year, you can apply anytime! Other students may apply to the Student Research Internships of the MPI-CBG (click here!).

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.