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Job offers

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Job offers of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development are listed below:

Postdoctoral Research Position (m/f) | Center for Lifespan Psychology

The project „Mechanisms and Sequential Progression of Plasticity” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Director: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger), is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Position (m/f) (E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week). Funding for the postdoctoral position is available for up to 24 months; an extension by one year is possible. The position is available from October 1, 2017 or later.

Studentische Hilfskraft zur Unterstützung im Sekretariat | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

lm Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger) des Max-Planck-Instituts für Bildungsforschung in Berlin, Deutschland, suchen wir: 1 Studentische Hilfskraft zur Unterstützung im Sekretariat, 41-70 Stunden pro Monat, ab sofort.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität

Das Max-Planck-Institut fÜr Bildungsforschung (Berlin) sucht fÜr den Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig) eine Studentische Hilfskraft (Interview Auswertung). Die Einstellung erfolgt fÜr gewöhnlich fÜr sechs Monate oder länger (auf Basis von 50–60 Stunden im Monat). Angestrebter Beginn ist Juni/Juli 2017.

Student Research Assistant | Center for Adaptive Rationality

The center for Adaptive Rationality directed by Ralph Hertwig at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development is seeking applicants for a position as Student Research Assistant to assist the ongoing research in all phases of the scientific process. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis of 41h a month. Position lasts for 6 months minimum and can be prolonged given mutural interest. Anticipated start date is July 1st 2017 or later by agreement.

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f) | Center for Adaptive Rationality

The Center for Adaptive Rationality at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig, seeks applicants for 1 Postdoctoral researcher (m/f) on experience-based decision making and cognitive modeling (TVöD E 13, 39 hours/week). The position is available from August 2017 onwards, but later start dates are possible. Candidates (m/f) should be interested in studying the mechanisms underlying experience-based decision making and the computational modeling thereof.

Student Research Assistant | Center for Adaptive Rationality

The center for Adaptive Rationality directed by Ralph Hertwig at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development is seeking applicants for a position as Student Research Assistant to assist the ongoing research in all phases of the scientific process. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis of 41-60h a month. The position lasts for 6 month or longer. The anticipated start date is June 15th, 2017.

Student Research Assistant | Center for Adaptive Rationality

The center for Adaptive Rationality directed by Ralph Hertwig at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development is seeking applicants for 1 position as Student Research Assistant (IT System Administrator/Supporter) to assist the ongoing research in all phases that require technical support. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis on 40-60h a month. Position lasts for 6 month or longer. Anticipated start date is June 15th 2017.

Postdoctoral Position (m/f) | Center for Adaptive Rationality

The Center for Adaptive Rationality at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig, seeks applicants for 1 Postdoctoral Position (m/f) on Adaptive Decision Making (E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week). The position is available from September 1, 2017 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

Researcher positions (m/f) | Center for the History of Emotions

The Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, under the direction of Ute Frevert, seeks applicants for 3 Researcher positions (m/f) (EG 13 TVöD, full time, 39 hrs/week). The positions will be available from 1 August 2017 initially for two years (until 31 July 2019).

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/-in | Forschungsbereich Geschichte der Gefühle

Im Forschungsbereich „Geschichte der Gefühle“ (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Ute Frevert) sind ab dem 1. August 2017 zunächst bis zum 31. Juli 2019 drei Stellen als Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/-in (EG 13 TVöD, 39 Wochenstunden) zu vergeben.

Family and Career

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (MPG) and its institutes have once again received the certificate berufundfamilie (family and career) for 2012.

After 2006 and 2009, the MPG has been confirmed for the third time as a family conscious employer by the berufundfamilie gGmbH, a society of the nonprofit Hertie Foundation.

The recognized seal of quality for a sustainable, family friendly personnel policy is valid for three years.

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Guest Program

The guest program of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Human Development offers researchers the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in a MPI center or research group. The program serves to promote scientific exchange on all career levels.

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