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

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Open positions

Senior research positions

  • The Department of Archaeology is offering a 5-year (extendable) Group Leader position to head a Palaeoproteomics Group. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeology is offering a 5-year funded Group Leader position to head a Biomolecular Archaeology Group. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2018. For more information, please click here.

Postdoctoral research positions

  • The Department of Archaeology is offering a 2-year funded postdoctoral position in Late Pleistocene archaeology. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeology is offering a 2-year funded postdoctoral position in Geoarchaeology. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Department of Archaeogenetics is offering a position for a Senior Bioinformatician (E14 100%) beginning in summer 2018. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2018. For further information, please click here.
  • 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.
  • The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one Postdoctoral position in the project "Epidemic dynamics of ancient disease outbreaks" to begin on June 1, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one Postdoctoral position in the project "The 'phylodynamics' of language evolution" to begin on June 1, 2018. For more 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 deadlines for applications are May 14, 2018 (Round 1) or November 30, 2018 (Round 2). For more information, please click here.
  • The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one PhD position in the project "Epidemic dynamics of ancient disease outbreaks" to begin on June 1, 2018. For more information, please click here.
  • The Transmission, Infection, Diversification & Evolution Group (TIDE) led by Denise Kühnert is offering one PhD position in the project "The 'phylodynamics' of language evolution" to begin on June 1, 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.