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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.

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Come and join us!

Dear visitor,

On this page we publish the jobs offers of our institute, especially in the service and technical departments.

The possibilities for promotion and scientific cooperation are not covered in any case here. Please inform yourself about this on the pages of the scientific departments and research groups.

Information of the Max Planck Society for job seekers from both the scientific and the non-academic scope as well as the answers to 60 frequently asked questions you can find here: www.mpg.de/career.

Open positions

  • The Max Planck Institute is looking for a Project Coordinator. Deadline for application: March 5, 2017. For further information please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeogenetics is looking for a Department Assistant. Deadline for application: March 15, 2017. For further information please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeogenetics and the Department of Archaeology are offering a PhD position as part of the Max Planck Society Donor’s Award funded project ‘Heirloom Microbes: The History and Legacy of Ancient Dairying Bacteria’. Deadline for application: April 15, 2017. For further information please click here.
 
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