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Alumni have already voted the Max Planck Society the best employer in the natural sciences three years in a row.
Job offers of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development are listed below:

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 60-80h a month. The position lasts for 6 month or longer. The anticipated start date is October 2019.

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. Position lasts for 6 months minimum and can be prolonged given mutual interest. Anticipated start date is September 1st 2019 or later by agreement.

Studentische Hilfskraft (VR-Programmierer*in) | Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung (Berlin) sucht für den Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig) eine Studentische Hilfskraft (VR-Programmierer*in) 60–80 Std./Monat zur technischen Unterstützung in der wissenschaftlichen Forschung. Die Position ist flexibel ab dem 01. September 2019 zu besetzen.

Studentische Hilfskraft (Programmierer*in) | Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung (Berlin) sucht für den Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig) eine Studentische Hilfskraft (Programmierer*in) 60–80 Std./Monat zur technischen Unterstützung in der wissenschaftlichen Forschung. Die Position ist flexibel ab dem 01. September 2019 zu besetzen.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Forschungsbereich Geschichte der Gefühle

Im Forschungsbereich „Geschichte der Gefühle“ unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Ute Frevert suchen wir ab 1. September 2019 oder später eine Studentische Hilfskraft (40 Std./Monat) zur Mitarbeit im Forschungsprojekt „Feeling Unfeeling. The Poetics and Politics of Insensibility in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Beyond“ (Projektleiterin Kerstin Pahl).

3-monatiges Vollzeit-Praktikum | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Das Forschungsprojekt CONMEM (Cognitive and Neural Dynamics of Memory Across the Lifespan) am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie der Lebensspanne,
sucht motivierte und verlässliche Student*innen für ein 3-monatiges Vollzeit-Praktikum.

Studentische Mitarbeiter*innen | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Das Forschungsprojekt ConMem (Cognitive and Neural Dynamics of Memory Across the Lifespan) am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie der Lebensspanne, sucht Studentische Mitarbeiter*innen (40–60 Std./Monat).

Mitarbeiter*in IT-Helpdesk | IT

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung sucht ab sofort eine*n Mitarbeiter*in IT-Helpdesk (E 9b TVöD; 39 Wochenstunden). Die Besetzung der Stelle erfolgt unbefristet mit einer Probezeit von 6 Monaten.

Postdoctoral Research Positions | Center for Humans and Machines

The Machine Culture theme at the Center for Humans and Machines (Director: Prof. Dr. Iyad Rahwan), Max Planck Institute for Human Development, is seeking applications for Postdoctoral Research Positions (E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week) Funding for the postdoctoral positions is available for two years, with possibility of extension for a third year. The positions are available starting October 1, 2019.

Student Research Assistants | MPRG iSearch

The Research Group iSearch – Information Search, Ecological and Active Learning Research with Children - at Berlin’s Max Planck Institute for Human Development, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Azzurra Ruggeri, is seeking applicants from talented and motivated university students to work in close collaboration with iSearch researchers.

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, 2009, and 2012, the MPG has been confirmed for the fourth 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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„If you want to be a scientist parent, come to Germany” – Report by our scientist Douglas D. Garrett on the platform eLIFE (09.04.2018)

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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