Two Post-Doc positions in Leipzig, Germany

Two PostDoc positions available at the MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology

The newly founded research department of Comparative Cultural Psychology (CCP) at the MPI EVA studies children across diverse human societies as well as non-human great apes species, to understand uniquely human cultural diversity and the universal cognitive mechanisms that enable and constrain it.

We are looking for two Post-doctoral scientists (m/f/d) who will join us in envisioning, planning and executing a research program on group-level variation in great ape sociality and cognition) as well as cross-cultural variation in children’s early cognitive development.

To learn more about the positions as well as the application procedure, please visit:

Post-doctoral scientist (group-level variation in great ape sociality and cognition)

Post-doctoral scientist (cross-cultural variation in children’s early cognitive development)


Anja Reimann
Department Administrator & Assistant to Daniel Haun

Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

Tel.: +49 341 3550-400
Fax: +49 341 3550-119