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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:

Mitarbeiter/-in Empfgang | Technischer Service

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, ein international ausgerichtetes wissenschaftliches Institut in Berlin, das der Untersuchung von Prozessen menschlicher Entwicklung und Bildung gewidmet ist, sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt in der Rezeption/Telefonzentrale eine/n Mitarbeiter/-in im Empfang (geringfügige Beschäftigung, max. 450,00 Euro/Monat). Die Stelle ist zunächst für die Dauer von einem Jahr befristet.

Predoctoral Contract | Center for Lifespan Psychology

The new MINERVA research group headed by Dr. Myriam Sander at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology (Director: Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger), is seeking applications for a predoctoral contract.
The doctoral contract will last for 3 years. The position is available from October 1, 2015 or later.

Studentische Hilfskraft | Forschungsbereich Entwicklungspsychologie

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

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 to 2 positions as student research assistant (administrator/programmer) to assist the ongoing research in all phases that require programming. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis of 40–60 hours a month. Position lasts for 3 month or longer. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2014.

Predoctoral Contract | 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 one predoctoral contract.
The position is available from July 2015 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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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