jeudi 30 novembre 2017

Multiple PhD positions available in collective behavior and decision-making in Konstanz, Germany

Interested in joining an exciting, interdisciplinary research community with a focus on collective animal behavior and decision-making
This year, multiple PhD positions across 3 different research groups are available through the International Max Planck Research School in Organismal Biology. 

Available projects include:

From sensory perception to action: Active sensing in insects

with Einat Couzin-Fuchs, University of Konstanz

Communication, social structure, and collective movement in animal groups

with Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin, University of Konstanz

with Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute / University of Konstanz

Applications are due January 15, 2018.

More information on all projects can be found at and

Konstanz is an historic city in southern Germany on the shores of Lake Constance, and at the gateway to the Alps. The University of Konstanz one of the nine “elite universities” in Germany. The University has almost 12,000 students and is situated on a hill overlooking Lake Constance, the Island of Mainau and Mainau Forest. The campus is a short cycle or bus ride from the city center which has a large and well preserved old town (Altstadt), and a vibrant day and nightlife, including many museums, galleries, and parks. Our local airport is Zurich, which is 50 mins away by car and approximately 1 hour by direct train link.

We are  highly international community and our working language is English (no knowledge of German is necessary).