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Call for nominations - Nomination sought for a position of Director in theoretical physics

Max-Planck-Institute for Physics
Garching, Germany
Posting live until
17 Apr 2024

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Call for nominations - Nomination sought for a position of Director in theoretical physics at the Max Planck Institute for Physics, Werner Heisenberg Institute.

The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP), the Werner Heisenberg Institute, expects to have an opening for a director and scientific member of the Max Planck Society (MPG) in the broad fields of theoretical and mathematical physics. We are looking for internationally outstanding researchers with a scientific focus on areas such as quantum field theory, particle physics, cosmology, quantum gravity, and string theory. 

Max Planck Directors are international leaders in their respective field, pursue an ambitious research agenda within their groups, and lead the institute jointly with their director colleagues. Directors enjoy 
academic freedom and benefit from a diverse, international, excellent research environment, outstanding infrastructure, and long-term scientific funding. 

The MPG seeks to achieve gender equality and diversity and is particularly interested in appointing  excellent female scientists. 
Please send nominations of suitable candidates, including rising stars, to until 30th April 2024. 

Nominations detailing motivations and including, if possible, a CV of the nominee as well as self-nominations are welcome. 

All nominations will be treated confidentially.


The Max Planck Institute for Physics is part of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and is also known as the Werner Heisenberg Institute, after its first director in its current location.

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