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One post-doctoral researcher position at Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

Job Title: One post-doctoral researcher in full-time to study the dynamics of auditory-guided behavior in echolocating bats.

Location: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

Organization’s profile:

The Max Planck Institute for Ornithology is an internationally renowned research institution working in the fields of Behavioural Neurobiology, Behavioural Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Eco-Immunology and Migration. At two locations, more than 200 employees work in three departments and eight research groups.


This research program aims at understanding the strategies of echolocating bats for generating, perceiving, and reacting to dynamic auditory scenes.


PhD in science with strong background in bat biology and the sensory ecology of echolocation and a proven record of performing top quality research.

The current position is initially available for two years with the possibility for renewal for another three years.

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter (describing your research interests, experience and goals), your CV, copies of degree certificates and a list of three references as one single PDF via e-mail to:

For more information, please contact, Dr. Holger Goerlitz: telephone: +49 (0)8157/ 932-372, e-mail:

Reference: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

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