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Job opportunities at the Max-Born-Institute
Scientists, PhD students, master students, technicians, administrative staff, internships and trainees
Working at the MBI

The Max Born Institute (MBI) for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy offers excellent opportunities for a successful scientific career.
Examples from the last 10 years are listed here.

MBI is constantly looking for young, committed scientists to work on challenging scientific topics. In particular, we offer exciting topics for doctoral theses - typically at one of Berlin's three universities. We also offer attractive opportunities for non-scientific staff in the technical and administrative areas.

MBI is an equal opportunity employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
If equally qualified, severely handicapped persons are given preference.

Before you apply online using our application platform with the usual documents, you should familiarise yourself with our work and organization. A schematic overview of our research projects can be found here.

Unsolicited applications can be sent directly to the responsible director
Research positions for doctoral candidates are limited to three years. Salary is payed according to the German TVöD scheme for employees in public scientific institutions. A degree in physics, physical chemistry or related disciplines is required, as well as enthusiasm for research and a profound knowledge in the respective area.
Division A, Prof. Dr. Marc Vrakking
Division B, Prof. Dr. Stefan Eisebitt
Division C, Prof. Dr. Thomas Elsässer
Job vacancies at the MBI
General Information
For general questions regarding applications and the overall conditions at MBI, you can contact our human ressources department at any time.
Apprenticeship at the MBI - technical and administrative professions
The MBI offers training positions for the following professions:
Physics lab assistant (dates will be announced). A brochure in German language will give you more information. Additional details can be obtainded from Ms Lendt and Mr Loudovici.
Precision-mechanic (dates will be announced). Short information in German can be found here. More information can be obtainde from Mr Poppe.
Office clerk (dates will be announced). Information can be obtained from Ms Grundmann.
Internships for university and high school students and trainees

Within the project "Summer School" of the Leibniz Association - Section D - the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy Berlin enduringly offers internships for interested students. Find out about our research projects and consider where you would like to join. Interested parties should then contact Dr. Eichmann or the project coordinators directly. Students interested in science can also complete an internship at MBI. You can contact the personnel administration for further information.