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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:

Doctoral Research Fellows | IMPRS COMP2PSYCH

The new International Max Planck Research School on Computational Methods in Psychiatry and Ageing Research (IMPRS COMP2PSYCH) seeks applicants for 2 three-year doctoral fellowships IMPRS COMP2PSYCH is an international doctoral program of the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research in London/Berlin. The positions will be stipend- or contract-based, depending upon the funding institution.

Postdoctoral Postion | Center for Lifespan Psychology

The Center for Lifespan Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development seeks applicants for a postdoctoral position (E 14 TVöD; 39 hours per week). The position is available from April 1, 2016, but later start dates are possible. It is a two-year position.

Internship | MPRG "Naturalistic Social Cognition"

The Max Planck Research Group “Naturalistic Social Cognition: Developmental and Evolutionary Perspectives,” led by Dr. Annie E. Wertz is seeking three Interns for 39 hours (full-time internship) or 19.5 hours (part-time internship) per week.
Beginning is April 15th, 2016. The internship will last 12 weeks and will be reimbursed in the amount of 380 Euros (full-time) or 190 Euros (parttime) per month.

Position of Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Nominations sought for the Position of Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development The Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Berlin, Germany) invites nominations (including self-nominations) for a tenured director position in one of two research fields:
(1) The digital revolution and its cognitive, social, and affective consequences for human development and education;
(2) Socio-cultural drivers of educational commitment and achievement.

2 Studentische Mitarbeiter/-innen | MPFG "REaD"

In der Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe REaD (Reading Education and Development) sind zum 15.04.2016 zwei Stellen als studentische MitarbeiterInnen (je 60 Std./Monat) zur Unterstützung des Projekts MusiCo bei einer Datenerhebung in Berliner KiTas zu besetzen. Die Stellen sind begrenzt auf einen dreimonatigen Zeitraum vom 15.04.2016 bis 15.07.2016.

Auszubildende für den Beruf Fachkraft im Gastgewerbe | Cafeteria

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung - ein internationales, interdisziplinäres Forschungsinstitut, das der Untersuchung von Prozessen menschlicher Entwicklung und Bildung gewidmet ist – sucht für die Kantine zum 01.09.2016: 1 Auszubildende/n für den Beruf Fachkraft im Gastgewerbe.

3 Auszubildende für den Beruf Fachinformatiker/-in Systemadministration | Zentrale IT-Einheit

Das Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung - ein internationales, interdisziplinäres Forschungsinstitut, das der Untersuchung von Prozessen menschlicher Entwicklung und Bildung gewidmet ist – bietet Ihnen folgende Ausbildungsplätze: Die zentrale IT-Einheit sucht zum 01.09.2016 drei Auszubildende für den Beruf Fachinformatiker/-in Systemintegration.

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. The research assistant will be employed on a basis of 50–80 hours a month. The position lasts for 6 months minimum and can be prolonged up to 2 years given mutual interest. The anticipated start date is February 15th, 2016.

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 40–80 hours a month. The position last for 6 months or longer. The anticipated start date is February 15th, 2016.

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 a predoctoral contract. The position is available from March 2016 onwards, but later start dates are possible.

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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