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Next call for applications: Fall 2021

Applicants from all related fields are encouraged to apply for PhD positions offered by the following departments and research groups at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA) or the University of Leipzig University (UL):
  • Archaeogenetics, MPI-EVA (Director: Prof. Johannes Krause)
  • Comparative Cultural Psychology, MPI EVA (Director: Prof. Daniel Haun)
  • Evolutionary Genetics, MPI-EVA (Director: Prof. Svante Pääbo)
  • Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture, MPI EVA (Director: Prof. Richard McElreath)
  • Linguistic and Cultural Evolution, MPI-EVA (Director: Prof. Russell Gray)
  • Max Planck Research Group BirthRites - Cultures of Reproduction, MPI-EVA (Group leader: Dr. Heidi Colleran)
  • Lise Meitner Group Technological Primates, MPI-EVA (Group leader: Dr. Lydia Luncz)
  • Behavioral Ecology, UL (Director: Prof. Anja Widdig)

Furthermore, we encourage spontaneous candidatures on additional related research topics.