MPFI is seeking postdoctoral researchers interested in joining a dedicated and collaborative team in pursuit of a better understanding of brain function, structure and development.

Our researchers are fascinated with the art of discovery, fostering a culture and philosophy that encourages and empowers curiosity and creativity and is committed to providing world-class training to tomorrow’s scientific leaders.

MPFI Highlights

  • The Max Planck model puts scientists first – empowering postdocs with the freedom and resources to reach their research and career goals.

  • Postdocs are supported with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including relocation assistance, funded dependent care flexible spending, and retirement contributions.

  • MPFI’s world-renowned faculty are generously supported and have minimal administrative and teaching responsibilities- placing the emphasis on a high-impact, discovery-driven approach to science.

  • State-of-the-art facilities and access to exceptional core facilities– support postdocs in developing or using the latest technologies to pursue answers to their research questions.

  • MPFI’s Postdoctoral Office, in partnership with MPFI’s Postdoctoral Association, provides a structure to advocate, support, and develop resources for postdocs.

  • Travel awards, teaching opportunities, postdoc seminar series, formal mentoring opportunities, and career skill workshops are just a few of the professional development opportunities for postdocs.

Open Postdoc Positions