Student Assistant (MPRG Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program)

November 20, 2020

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin—Max Planck Research Group Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program, headed by Dr. Alexander Blum—is looking to employ one Student Assistant (up to 10 hours per week).


April 1, 2021 or negotiable, limited until September 30, 2021 with the possibility of extension.


Range from assisting in research 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.


Applicants must have good English skills and should be at least in their second 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.

More Information:

The weekly working time is up to 10 hours. The salary is paid within the frame of the Max Planck Society’s program to support junior scientists, and is either 11,85 Euro (for students without BA), or 13,77 Euro (for Master’s student with BA).

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

Your Application:

Please apply here: by attaching a letter of application, CV, and a scan of your current enrolment certificate - by Nov. 20, 2020.

Only electronic applications submitted via this job portal will be accepted.



For further information please contact Kseniia Mohelsky, Departmental Assistant of the Research Group “Final Theory Program”: Please note that this email contact is only intended for questions concerning the announcement text. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.


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