Postdoc Applications

Direct Applications

We are always looking for outstanding postdoctoral researchers that have an interest in our research areas. You will find information about current projects on our webpages. Maybe you even have your own exciting research project in mind that you could pursue here? There is always room for new ideas and projects and we are happy to discuss them with you.

When you are highly motivated and capable to address and solve scientifically difficult problems and you are interested to do research in a young and internationally oriented research team, you should send your application to

Please include the following information in your application (preferably in a single pdf document):

  • CV
  • research statement
  • full publication list
  • list of referees
  • your three most interesting research papers (if allowed by publisher, links otherwise)

Lise Meitner Award Postdoctoral Fellowship

Max Planck Postdoctoral Fellowship for Excellent Women in Computer Science

Every year, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics awards the Lise Meitner Award. This grant supports excellent female computer scientists in their careers, giving them the opportunity to develop their scientific ideas without exertion of influence. It consists of a two-year tax-free postdoctoral research fellowship including business expenses.

Fellows will be chosen based on the strength of their academic background and research credentials. Applications should include

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • publication list
  • short research plan
  • two references that will be contacted later to provide recommendation letters

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