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We are an interdisciplinary and international team of brain researchers, physicists, computer scientists, technicians, management and communications professionals. We collaborate with a broad network of research groups from all over the world and participate in several large-scale international projects.

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First hand impressions

Find out more about the different types of positions offered in our group from first-hand job reports by our team members.

Job report: Laboratory Technician

Kirsten Garus is biology laboratory technician and permanent deputy of the laboratory management in the group Architecture and Brain Function at INM-1 of Forschungszentrum Jülich. Find out what she does on a daily basis in her job report.

Job report: Engineer

Philipp Schlömer is an engineer in the Fiber Architecture group at INM-1 of Forschungszentrum Jülich. Read more about his role in his job report.

Job report: Doctoral Researcher

Anika Kuckertz is a doctoral researcher in the group Architecture and Brain Function at INM-1 of Forschungszentrum Jülich. Find out what her everyday work looks like in her job report.

Career & Oportunities

Multidisciplinary team

We are an international and multidisciplinary team carrying out cutting-edge research at the interface of neuroscience and technology.

Our team includes neuroscientist, physicist, computer scientist, engineers, biological laboratory technicians, IT professionals, research managers, communication officers, administrators, trainees, interns, undergraduate (B.Sc.), postgraduate (M.Sc.) and doctoral (Dr.rer.nat., Dr.rer.medic., students.

Open Positions

We regularly offer positions at all career stages in our institutes in Jülich and Düsseldorf, and are always looking for motivated and self-driven candidates. Please find current vacancies below. We also welcome unsolicited applications.

Science communications officer

We are looking for a qualified candidate to strengthen our science communication team at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM) at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, as soon as possible. The position requires a high level of German.


Please apply to advertised jobs via the linked application platforms. You are also welcome to send us an unsolicited application. Please contact or

In 2022, you may apply to the Max Planck School of Cognition, a joint graduate programme of German universities and Research institutions. Each application cycle starts in autumn on a yearly basis (from 1st of September until December 1st) and opens the possibility to work in Düsseldorf or Jülich. For more information see