People and opportunities
As an employer, the IPF is committed to the principles of Human Resources Excellence in Research and the Diversity as an Opportunity Charter. The institute stands for gender equality and equal treatment of people with disabilities and is certified as a family-friendly employer according to the Audit berufundfamilie®.
Young scientists are supported in all training and career stages. For this purpose, the institute is closely linked to the Technische Universität Dresden, e.g. by joint professorships and so called TUD Young Investigators, i.e. young IPF researchers who are integrated into the appropriate faculties at the TUD.
The teams at the IPF are international and interdisciplinary, and they are involved in numerous regional, national and international research networks.
Outstanding young researchers find excellent conditions to establish their independent research group.
It is interesting and never boring to work as a laboratory assistant at the IPF. You constantly have new tasks and get to know a wide variety of
Biological laboratory assistant
As a trainee at the IPF, you are involved in future-oriented and innovative research projects from the very beginning. It is a versatile
Trainee (chemical laboratory assistant)
I chose to join the IPF as a PhD student because of the excellent reputation of the researchers here and for the exciting thesis topic proposed to me.
PhD student from India
Institute Theory of Polymers
The IPF is an excellent place for generating high-quality and high-impact research projects. Researchers are encouraged and assisted to create,
Dr. Tales de Vargas Lisbôa
Postdoc from Brazil
As part of my EU-funded project, I am building an interdisciplinary team to find new therapies for pancreatic cancer. I have chosen the IPF as my
Professor Daniela Lössner
Head 3D Cancer Models Group
ERC Consolidator Awardee
For more details on the guiding principles to which the IPF is committed and contact to committees and officers in this context, please refer to the menu item Organization.