Two Student Assistants (m/f)

September 25, 2016
Department/Research Group

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science,

Department 3 is looking to employ

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


Starting at the earliest possible date, until March 31, 2017 with the possibility of extension.



Range from assisting with editorial work on scientific texts (especially in English, German and Chinese), to supporting 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 English speakers with a good command of German and native German speakers with a good command of English are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with the Chinese language 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 (10,98 Euro/hour).


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 at:


Please apply to attaching a letter of application, CV, and a scan of your current Immatrikulations-/Semesterbescheinigung - by September 25, 2016, interviews will be held on September 28, 2016.


Only electronic applications will be accepted.


For further information please contact Gina Grzimek, Editorial Assistant for Publications in Dept III: