The institute strives to create career advancement for all employees while at the same time placing strong emphasis on the career and personal advancement of junior scientists.
The Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids operates interdisciplinarily in the scientific fields of solid state chemistry and physics of condensed matter, together with employees from regions and cultures around the world. An open minded environment and intercultural understanding are fundamental requirements for a productive working atmosphere in the institute.
Every year PhD students at the MPI CPfS can elect up to eight student representatives to represent their interests at the Institute. In addition, one student representative is elected to represent the MPI CPfS students at the Max Planck Society PhDnet.
The postdocs at the MPI CPfS select representatives to represent their interests at the Institute. In case of questions please contact one of the representatives listed below.