Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock

Social Sciences

Type of Job


Research Scientist as Post-doc

Job Offer from September 08, 2017

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) is recruiting 1-2 full-time post-doctoral research scientists to work in one of the following research groups: Population Health, Labor Demography, or Fertility and Well-Being. The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research hosting a diverse range of research groups with interdisciplinary topics.

Our offer

The positions are initially for 3 years, with the possibility of an extension. Starting date is flexible, with latest start fall 2018. The working language of the MPIDR is English.

We offer a competitive salary (starting at approximately 50,000 euros for new post-docs), an excellent research environment, and institutional support for conference attendance and continuous education.

The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas where they are underrepresented and strongly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more individuals with disabilities and especially encourages them to apply.

Your application

Applicants should submit

  • a letter of interest
  • a CV with publication list
  • one writing sample
  • and contact information for 3 references

Please uppload your English-language application here. Inquiries about the positions should be sent to . Review of applications will begin on the 1st of October, 2017, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Konrad-Zuse-Straße 1
18057 Rostock

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