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Open Positions

Open positions in the group

Masters projects

The group offers a number of projects appropriate for a Masters thesis. If interested in finding out what theoretical biology is about… Get in touch

PhD projects

Through the EvoGamesPlus funding scheme of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant, numerous early career fellowships are available. Our group is a part of the funding scheme. Please check the website and the eligibility requriments for our open call.

IMPRS call closed for 2021

The following are some of the topics that the group is interested in developing further. However the exact project is often tailored to the interests of the candidate. We are interested in recruiting interested PhD students through the next round of the International Max Planck Research School

Eco-evolutionary tuning of biological clocks

Eco-eco-evolutionary agriculture

Co-evolutionary dynamics in the light of extended evolutionary synthesis

Theoretical Models of Synthetic Biology


Post doctoral position Position Filled

Currently we have an opening for a one year post-doctoral position funded by the BfN (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation).
The project deals with the Risk Assessment of gene-drive systems
This will involve reviewing the current state-of-the-art and development of a theoretical model, both aiming to provide the BfN with actionable material in the context of policy making.

The application window is open till January 31st.

Details available here.