MPG Research Group “Complex adaptive traits (µCATs)”
 PhD Students and Postdocs

If you are interested in a doctoral or postdoctoral position, please submit your CV and a short summary of your research experience by email to ilka.bischofs(at)

We are currently particularly interested in recruiting a molecular microbiologist and a biophysicist.


Bachelor and Master Students

We welcome applications from master and bachelor students for lab rotations and thesis work. If you are interested, please submit your CV together with your transcripts.


Rotation Projects typically make use of one or more of the following techniques:

* Molecular Microbiology

* Synthetic Biology and Genetics

* Microscopy (Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy, Timelapse Imaging, FRET)

* Image Processing and Statistical Data Analysis

* Mathematical and Biophysical Modeling

* Computer Simulations

Please indicate your preferences with your application.