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Post-doctoral position in Frankfurt am Main/Germany

11 March 2020

Post-doctoral position in Frankfurt am Main/Germany

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Frankfurt am Main/Germany


The Theory of Neural Dynamics group led by Dr. Tatjana Tchumatchenko at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral candidates to conduct original scientific research in computational neuroscience. The goal of the group is to develop models that help us understand the dynamics of large neuronal networks.

Applicants should hold an excellent PhD in Physics, Neuroscience,
Mathematics or a related discipline, as well as a scientific publication record. Furthermore, applicants should be enthusiastic about scientific research and have excellent mathematical skills, data-analysis skills. We are an international group. Therefore applicants should have very good English language skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit.

The initial working contract will be for one year with a possibility of extensions, the salary is according to the German wage agreement for public service (TVöD), which depends on qualifications and professional experience, as well as various fringe benefits in accordance with public service provisions. 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. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those fields where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

The starting date is flexible between 01.04.2020 and 01.07.2020. Please send your application electronically to Dr. Tatjana Tchumatchenko ( It should include a letter of motivation, a CV with publications list and copies of degree certificates.

For further information on the Theory of Neural Dynamics group, please visit the following website:

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Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research
Theory of Neural Dynamics

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Dr. Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research
Max-von-Laue-Str. 4
60438 Frankfurt am Main

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