Job offers

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:

Research Scientist (f/m) | MPRG "REaD"

The Max Planck Research Group "Reading Education and Development" (REaD) (head: Sascha Schroeder) at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development is looking for 1 Research Scientist (f/m) (EG 13/14 TVöD; 39 weekly hours). The positions are available from July 1, 2015, but later start dates are possible. The position will last two years (extension possible).

Research Internhips | MPRG "Reading Education and Development"

The Max Planck Research Group REaD (Reading Education and Development) regularly provides opportunities for research internships.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Forschungsbereich Geschichte der Gefühle

Im Forschungsbereich „Geschichte der Gefühle“ unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Ute Frevert suchen wir eine studentische Hilfskraft zur Mitarbeit in der Minerva-Forschungsgruppe von Dr. Bettina Hitzer zum Thema „Krebs fühlen. Emotionshistorische Perspektiven auf die Krebskrankheit im 20. Jahrhundert“ für 40 Stunden pro Monat, möglichst ab dem 1. Mai 2015.

2 Masterarbeiten | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Im Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger) haben wir für das Forschungsprojekt “Cognitive and Neuronal Dynamics of Memory Across the Lifespan (ConMem)” unter der Leitung von Dr. Markus Werkle-Bergner & Dr. Yee-Lee Shing mit Beginn zum Frühjahr oder Sommer zwei Masterarbeiten zu vergeben.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Das Projekt Sensomotorische und kognitive Entwicklung des Forschungsbereichs Entwicklungspsychologie (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger) des Max-­Planck-­Instituts für Bildungsforschung (Berlin-­Dahlem) sucht eine studentische Hilfskraft (mit Erfahrung in Programmierung mit Matlab/Octave und C), die noch mindestens 12 Monate in ihrem Studienfach eingeschrieben ist.

Postdoctoral Positions | MP UCL Centre

Two 2-year postdoctoral positions (with possibilities for extension) in cognitive neuroscience/neuroimaging/computational modeling are now available in the Lifespan Neural Dynamics Research Group (PI: Douglas D. Garrett) of the newly established Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research (Co-Directors: Ray Dolan and Ulman Lindenberger).

Student Research Assistant | Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition

The Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC) directed by Gerd Gigerenzer at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development is seeking applicants for a student research assistant (Studentische Hilfskraft) to work with Dr. Flavia Filimon on neural (fMRI) and behavioral correlates of decision making, using both machine learning techniques and simple heuristic models.

6 Doctoral Fellowships | IMPRS on the Life Course (LIFE)

The advertised fellowships will all be located at the three collaborating institutions in Berlin, Germany. Depending on participants’ schedules, the Research School will commence in April or October 2015. Working language is English. For the Berlin participants, the doctoral degree shall be granted by the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin or the Freie Universität Berlin. Students admitted to LIFE will receive a monthly stipend.

PhD Scholarships | IMPRS Moral Economies

The International Max Planck Research School for Moral Economies of Modern Societies (IMPRS Moral Economies) at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ute Frevert seeks applicants for 6 PhD scholarships. The PhD scholarships will commence on October 1st, 2015.

Post-Doktorand/in | Harding-Zentrum für Risikokompetenz

Innerhalb des Forschungsbereich Harding-Zentrum für Risikokompetenz (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer) ist ab dem 01.10.2014 ein Stipendium für ein/e Post-Doktoranden/in zu vergeben.
Das Stipendium ist auf zwei Jahre befristet mit der Möglichkeit auf 1 Jahr Verlängerung.

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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.

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