Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics FAQ

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4 December 2018

How are senior leaders perceived at Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics?

Pros

- State of the art research facilities - Extremely bright and talented scientists (for the most part) - An illustrious selection of world-class seminar speakers - Beautiful city, great for people who like nature, forests, hiking, skiing.

Cons

- Recurring issues with scientific misconduct - Mobbing and bullying of grad students by senior faculty will not be investigated. If reported, the messenger might be punished - Depending on PI, extremely long working hours and weekend work. This point is debatable, since most scientists love their jobs and don't mind the overtime. - Barely any industry networking events and skill building workshop to prepare people for industry. The sole purpose of this institute is to build future leaders in academia.

Advice to Management

- Comply to work law and the official MPG standards for ethical research. - Let go PIs, who bully their staff.

The sole purpose of this institute is to build future leaders in academia.

4 December 2018

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4 May 2020

What is the company culture like at Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics?

Pros

Great scientific atmosphere for PhDs and Postdocs. Great central facilities

Cons

Not suitable for people who are open to explore avenues outside academia. Extremely narrow-minded academic career-track focus. Some departments and labs have a toxic working atmosphere. Some older team leaders may be completely incompetent and anachronistic in their scientific outlook.

Some departments and labs have a toxic working atmosphere.

4 May 2020

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20 August 2020

What are co-workers like at Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics?

Pros

Good research, Much money for research

Cons

People not very nice and work a lot

People not very nice and work a lot

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4 December 2018

What is the work environment like at Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics?

Pros

- State of the art research facilities - Extremely bright and talented scientists (for the most part) - An illustrious selection of world-class seminar speakers - Beautiful city, great for people who like nature, forests, hiking, skiing.

Cons

- Recurring issues with scientific misconduct - Mobbing and bullying of grad students by senior faculty will not be investigated. If reported, the messenger might be punished - Depending on PI, extremely long working hours and weekend work. This point is debatable, since most scientists love their jobs and don't mind the overtime. - Barely any industry networking events and skill building workshop to prepare people for industry. The sole purpose of this institute is to build future leaders in academia.

Advice to Management

- Comply to work law and the official MPG standards for ethical research. - Let go PIs, who bully their staff.

- Depending on PI, extremely long working hours and weekend work.

4 December 2018

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