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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.

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Open positions

  • The Archaeogenetics Department is offering up to 10 fully-funded PhD positions beginning June 2018. The available projects focus on the relationships between humans and pathogens, microbial evolution, and population expansions through time. Applications due 15 March 2018. For further information, please click here.
  • The Max Planck Institutes for Biogeochemistry, Chemical Ecology and The Science of Human History invite applications for a Max Planck Research Group Leader (W2) Extreme events in biological, societal and Earth systems. For further information, please click here.
  • The office for press and public relations is searching for a Student Assistant. For more information in German, please click here.
  • The department of Archaeogenetics is offering a position for a Senior Bioinformatician (E14 100%) beginning in summer 2018. For further information, please click here.
  • The institute is seeking an IMPRS Coordinator for building up the International Max Planck Research School for the Science of Human History (IMPRSSHH) to start as soon as possible. ATTENTION: Extended Deadline - 28 February 2018! For further information, please click here.
  • The department for 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.
  • The Graphics Design Department is searching for a Student Assistant. For more information, please click here.
  • 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.
  • Project: Epidemic dynamics of ancient disease outbreaks
    The  Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one PhD and one Postdoctoral position to begin on 01.06.2018. For more information, please click here.
  • Project: The "phylodynamics” of language evolution
    The  Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one PhD and one Postdoctoral position to begin on 01.06.2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeology is offering a 3-year funded PhD position exploring early drug and stimulant use through biomolecular and archaeological science methods. For more information, please click here.
  • The ERC-funded research project "Computer-assisted language comparison (CALC)" is seeking a Post-doctoral researcher/computer scientist with a strong background in computational and historical linguistics. For more information, please click here.
  • The ERC-funded research project "Computer-assisted language comparison (CALC)" is offering to positions for two Doctoral students with a strong background in computational and/or historical linguistics. For more information please click here.