IMPRS for global biogeochemical cycles

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students a broad selection of learning opportunities while still maintaining a research focus. Join our exceptional dynamic, creative, international, and multidisciplinary working environment including five highly cited influential authors (citation ranking 2020 (source: Clarivate Analytics

We offer a fulltime contract for 3 years. The starting date is flexible. See all PhD projects on this webpage:

We welcome applications from well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries. Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science or equivalent degree in natural sciences. Proficiency in English is required since English is the official language of the program.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is August 23, 2021.