According to a survey conducted by the magazine "Wirtschaftswoche" in 2015, the Max Planck Society is the largest German research organization and the most popular employer among natural scientists. Also the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology offers its employees excellent working conditions and a payment as specified in the TVöD (standards of collective official wage agreements). We regularly inform about new vacancies on this page. If you do not find a suitable vacancy, you can of course also write an unsolicited application to the department or research group that is of your interest.
The Max Planck Society and each of its institutes supports its employees regardless of gender, nationality, religion, handicap, age, cultural background or sexual identity. The diversity of our employees is the basis for the outstanding research performed at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.
Find out more about equality at the MPI for Ornithology and the MPG in the section equal opportunities.