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 new Department of Archaeology at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History undertakes both field and laboratory research, and offers the opportunity to conduct and support cutting edge research in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment.
The Department of Archaeology at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH) is offering two 3-year funded PhD positions related to a recent Max Planck Society Research Grant, "A living archaeology in the Amazonian rainforest: use of tree DNA and chronological profiling to reconstruct prehistoric human rainforest disturbance". The students will work closely with a team of scholars from the MPI-SHH, the MPI for Biogeochemistry, the MPI for Developmental Biology, the University of São Paolo, and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia.Deadline for application: November 1, 2017. For further information please click here.