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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:

1 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 neural mechanisms of memory and decision making (E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week). The position is available from August 2018 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

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 June 2018.

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. Die Einstellung erfolgt für gewöhnlich für 6 Monate und länger (60 Stunden im Monat). Angestrebter Beginn ist Juni 2018.

Sekretär/-in | Forschungsbereich Adaptive Rationalität

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung sucht für das Sekretariat des Forschungsbereichs „Adaptive Rationalität“ (Leitung Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig) ab dem 1. Mai 2018 eine/n Sekretär/-in (unbefristet, 39 h/Woche, E 8 TVöD).

Mitarbeiter/-in im Bereich Content Management | Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Mitarbeiter/-in im Bereich Content Management (39 Wochenstunden für 2 Jahre mit der Option auf Verlängerung in Teilzeit). Als Teil des Webteams, das aus Mitarbeitern/-innen verschiedener Abteilungen besteht und von der Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit geleitet wird, sind Sie mit für die Pflege und Weiterentwicklung der institutszugehörigen Websites zuständig.

1 Postdoctoral researcher (m/f) | Center for Lifespan Psychology

The project “Interactive Brains, Social Minds” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Director: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger), Berlin, Germany, seeks applicants for a 1 Postdoctoral researcher (m/f) (E13 TVöD; 39 hours per week) in the field of EEG Hyperscanning. The position is available from October 1, 2018 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

1 Predoctoral researcher (m/f) | Center for Lifespan Psychology

The project “Interactive Brains, Social Minds” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Director: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger), Berlin, Germany, seeks applicants for a 1 Predoctoral researcher (m/f) (1/2 E13 TVöD; 39 hours per week) in the field of EEG Hyperscanning. The position is available from October 1, 2018 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

Studentische/r Mitarbeiter/-in | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Das Forschungsprojekt „Interactive Brains, Social Minds“ am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie (Direktor: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger) sucht studentische Mitarbeiter/-in für 41-60 Stunden pro Monat ab Mai 2018 zur Unterstützung unserer Arbeit in allen Phasen des wissenschaftlichen Prozesses.

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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