Equal Opportunities at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) is committed to producing outstanding scientific research and fostering scientific talent. The institute regards gender equality and creating equal opportunities as indispensable for facilitating this top level research and attracting highly qualified scientists. Moreover, an open and discrimination-free environment is key to enabling successful collaboration between colleagues at the institute. As an institute in the Chemistry, Physics and Technology Section of the Max Planck Society, we aim to attract more female scientists to our institute and increase the proportion of female scientists in permanent positions.
On the following pages, you can find out more about the measures the Institute has taken to promote gender equality and equal opportunities. In particular, the institute has appointed Gender Equality Officers, who deal with matters regarding gender equality, equal opportunities, discrimination and sexual harassment at the workplace. You can also find out about the range of initiatives, offered by the Institute and the Max Planck Society, which aim to aid the balance between work and family life and support scientists in their career development.