Two Student Assistants (Dept. III)

July 23, 2017
Department/Research Group

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, Department III

is looking to employ

two student assistants (up to 60 hours per month).


Starting date: October 1, 2017, or earlier, limited until March 31, 2018 with the possibility of extension.



Assisting project members with the organization of scientific events, the maintenance and updating of the department website and helping to maintain databases and digital repositories.

Native Chinese speakers with a good command of German and/or English and native English speakers with a good command of German and/or Chinese are encouraged to apply. Ability to read classical Chinese is considered an advantage. Applicants must be in at least their third semester of study at a university in Berlin or Brandenburg. They should have a good working knowledge of modern information technology and the ability to work both independently and in a team.

The salary is paid according to the rates for student employment in the frame of the Max Planck Society’s program to support junior scientists.

The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer; the Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

Information about the Institute can be found here.


Please apply here by attaching a letter of application, CV, and a scan of your current Immatrikulations-/Semesterbescheinigung by July 23, 2017. Only electronic applications will be accepted.





For further information please contact Dr. Danyang Zhang, the Editorial Assistant for Chinese Publications in Dept. III.