Student Assistant (Dept. III) (DE/EN)

May 21, 2018
Department/Research Group

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin (Department III) is looking to employ a Student Assistant (up to 19 hours per week). Starting date as soon as possible, limited until March 31, 2019 with the possibility of extension.

Native German speakers with a good command of English and/or native English speakers with a good command of German are encouraged to apply. 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.


Supporting project members with the organization of scientific events, editorial work on scientific texts (especially in English and German), maintenance/updating of the department website, and helping to maintain databases and digital repositories.

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 May 21, 2018.

Only electronic applications will be accepted.


For further information please contact Danyang Zhang.


Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Boltzmannstraße 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany