Your research stay: Application

The Visitors Program offers research positions ranging from a few weeks to two years in duration. An average of 80 long-term guest scientists engaged at the institute either join the in-house research groups or work independently. Alternatively they may form small temporary groups of their own working intensively on a particular problem.

For an overview over different formats and calls please visit our Work with us! page.

How to apply

Applications for postdoc and guest scientist positions are considered by an ad-hoc committee which meets every 4 months.

To apply, please fill the online application form and upload one pdf file containing your

  • cover letter
  • CV
  • list of publications (please mark 2 most relevant papers with an asterisk)
  • brief statement of research interests
  • research proposal

Additionally, all applicants are requested to arrange for two confidential reference letters to be addressed to one of the directors Prof. Dr. Jan-Michael Rost (director), Prof. Dr. Roderich Moessner (director) or Prof. Dr. Frank Jülicher (managing director). Reference letters should be sent in pdf-format and be submitted online.

Note that successful candidates are assumed to be fluent in English, the main scientific language at the institute.

Consideration of complete applications (including reference letters) for the next meeting closes on 15th September 2024