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Open Positions


  • We are currently looking for two scientific programmers to join our team and support the modelling efforts. Please read more details in the


  • PostDoc in Model-Data Synthesis (m/f/d) focussing on model-data synthesis utilising observations from a field-scale, multifactor (Temperature-Precipitation-CO2) manipulation experiment in an Alpine grassland ecosystem to investigate and evaluate simulated feedbacks between soil and vegetation processes.


As the department is growing, there will be more opportunities in the near future. If interested, please get in touch with Sönke Zaehle directly.


PhD students


The department is always interested in recruiting highly motivated PhD students. Applications could be directed to the whole department or specifically to the research group leaders.

We also highly recommend to apply to the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (IMPRS-gBGC) where we are strongly involved.


Open Positions at MPI-BGC

Specific opportunities are posted here.


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