Two Student Assistants (Dept. III)

February 21, 2020
Department/Research Group


Department III is looking to employ

Two Student Assistants (up to 80 hours per month):

Dates: April 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021 with the possibility of extension.



Range from assisting with editorial work on scientific texts (especially in English, German or 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.

More Information: 

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 people with disabilities and especially encourages them to apply.

Information about the MPIWG can be found at:

Your Application: 

Please apply here: by attaching a letter of application, CV, and a scan of your current Immatrikulations-/ Semesterbescheinigung - by Feb 21, 2020.

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


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