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


Non-scientific positions

  • Unfortunately there are no job vacancies in this area currently.

Postdoctoral research positions

  • The Department of Archaeogenetics is offering a position for a Postdoc in Population Genetics (E13 100%) for up to four years, starting in spring/summer 2018. For further information, please click here.

PhD positions

  • The Department of Archaeology is offering up to five 3-year funded PhD positions. The following fields are eligible: biomolecular archaeology, palaeoproteomics, ZooMS, anthropogenic extinctions, environmental change, archaeobotany, Palaeolithic archaeology, and geoarchaeology. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution is offering 3-year fully-funded PhD positions in Phylogenetics and Language Evolution. The deadline for applications is September 1, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The ERC-funded FINDER project is offering one 3-year fully-funded PhD position in Archaeological Science. The deadline for applications is November 2, 2018. For more information, please click here.

Student Assistant positions

  • The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History is always looking for Student Assistants in all Departments, Research Groups, Service Units and Laboratories. For further information, please click here.

Internships

  • The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History is currently looking to for a new Intern in Archaeometry. The internship will mostly be held at the Institute for Earth Physics in Paris (France). For further information, please click here.
 
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