Angebot 293 von 630 vom 12.05.2022, 15:14


Max-Planck-Insti­tut für Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte

Das MPIWG ist eines von mehr als 80 Insti­tu­ten der Max Planck Gesell­schaft e.V. und eines der füh­ren­den For­schungs­zen­tren für die Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte.

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

is look­ing to employ two Stu­dent Assist­ants up to 19 hours per week.
Start­ing date: as soon as pos­sible, lim­ited until 31 March 2023, with the pos­sib­il­ity of exten­sion.

Working field:

Sup­port­ing pro­ject mem­bers with the organ­iz­a­tion of sci­ent­i­fic events, edit­or­ial work on sci­ent­i­fic texts (espe­cially in Chi­nese, Ger­man, and Eng­lish), main­ten­ance/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 Ger­man speak­ers with a good com­mand of Chi­nese and/or Eng­lish are encour­aged to apply. Abil­ity to read clas­sical Chi­nese is con­side­red an advant­age. App­lic­ants must be enrol­led at a uni­ver­sity in Ber­lin or Bran­den­burg, and those wit­hout a bach­elor’s degree should be in at least their third semes­ter of study. They should have a good work­ing know­ledge of mod­ern inform­a­tion tech­no­logy and the abil­ity to work both inde­pend­ently and in a team.

What we offer:

The hourly rate is cal­cu­lated accord­ing to the Max Planck Soci­ety’s pro­gram to sup­port junior schol­ars: 12,00 € for bach­elor’s stu­dents, and 13,95 € for stu­dents enrol­led in a mas­ter’s pro­gram who already hold a bach­elor’s degree.

How to apply:

The Max Planck Soci­ety is an equal oppor­tun­ity employer that strives to foster an inclus­ive work­place for all. As an insti­tute, the MPIWG encour­ages applic­a­tions from indi­vidu­als regard­less of gender, sexual ori­ent­a­tion, eth­ni­city, nation­al­ity, and/or dis­ab­il­it­ies, par­tic­u­larly where under­rep­res­en­ted in our work­force. Inform­a­tion about the MPIWG can be found at:

Please apply via the online applic­a­tion portal:

by attach­ing a let­ter of applic­a­tion, CV, and a scan of your cur­rent cer­ti­fic­ate of enrol­ment (Immat­riku­la­tions-/Semes­terbes­chein­i­gung) - by May 31, 2022 (23:45 CET).

Please note that only com­plete elec­tronic sub­mis­sions uploaded through the portal will be accep­ted.
Only suc­cess­ful can­did­ates will be noti­fied.

For fur­ther inform­a­tion please con­tact Dr. Dan­yang Zhang:

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