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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:

Studentische Hilfskraft | IMPRS LIFE

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung sucht für die International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE) eine Studentische Hilfskraft (60 Stunden/Monat) zur Unterstützung eines Forschungsprojektes im Bereich der schriftlichen Sprachproduktion (COSMIC – Cognitive and Spelling Development in Children). In dem Projekt wird untersucht, wie sich (Hand-)Schreibfertigkeiten ausbilden und die orthografisch korrekte
Schreibung von Wörtern erlernt wird. Die Stelle soll zum 15.09.2017 für sechs Monate besetzt werden.

Studentische/r Mitarbeiter/-in | MPFG REaD

In der Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe REaD (Reading Education and Development) ist zum 01.09.2017 eine Stelle als studentische/r MitarbeiterIn (41-60 Std./Monat, nach Absprache) zur Unterstützung des Projekts MusiCo zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst auf den Zeitraum 01.09.2017 bis 31.12.2017 begrenzt. Eine Weiterbeschäftigung in einem anderen Projekt der Gruppe ist darüber hinaus möglich.

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

The Center for Adaptive Rationality (ARC) 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 Collective Intelligence (TVöD E 13, 39 hours/week). This 3-year position is available from November 2017 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

Student Research Assistant (Programmer) | 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 (Programmer) to assist the ongoing research in all phases that require technical support. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis of 40-60h a month. Position lasts for 6 month or longer. Anticipated start date is October 1st 2017.

Student Research Assistants | MPRG Naturalistic Social Cognition

The Max Planck Research Group “Naturalistic Social Cognition” led by Dr. Annie E. Wertz is seeking Student Research Assistants for 41-80 hours per month Beginning in September – November 2017. Are you interested in studying the ways in which infants and young children think about the natural world and learn from others? The Naturalistic Social Cognition research group is recruiting talented students studying psychology, anthropology, evolutionary biology, sociology or related fields to be part of an international research team conducting studies with infants and young children.

Student Research Assistant | IMPRS LIFE

The International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE) seeks applicants for a 4 four-month Student Research Assistant Position for 60 hours per month Beginning in September 2017. Are you interested in studying the ways in which infants think about the natural world and learn from others? The International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE) is recruiting talented students studying psychology to be part of an international research team conducting studies with infants and young children. Research projects include investigations of how infants and young children learn about aspects of the natural world (e.g., plants) from other people and apply that knowledge in new situations.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Bibliothek und wissenschaftliche Information

Die Bibliothek und wissenschaftliche Information des Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung sucht zum 01.11.2017 für zunächst 6 Monate 1 studentische Hilfskraft (10 max. 15 Wochenstunden).

Studentische Hilfskräfte | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

Für die Jacobs Entwicklungsstudie, eine Kooperation der Max-Planck-Institute für Bildungsforschung und Psychiatrie mit der Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, suchen wir hoch motivierte und verlässliche StudentInnen zur Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Auswertung unserer Datenerhebung.

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

The project „Cognitive and Neural Dynamics of Memory Across the Lifespan (CONMEM)” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology, is seeking applications for a Predoctoral Research Position (m/f). The doctoral fellowship will last for 3 years. The position is available from August 1, 2017 or later.

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

The project „Cognitive and Neural Dynamics of Memory Across the Lifespan (CONMEM)” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology, 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. The position is available from August 1, 2017 or later.

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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