Two Student Assistants (m/f/d) | Up to 19 hours per week

Scientific and Technical Assistance Berlin
Cultural Studies
Job Offer from May 12, 2022

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, Department III  is looking to employ two student assistants (m/f/d) for up to 19 hours per week.

Starting date:

As soon as possible, limited until 31 March 2023, with the possibility of extension.

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.


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.

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.

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.

Please apply via our online application portal by attaching a letter of application, CV, and a scan of your current certificate of enrolment (Immatrikulations-/Semesterbescheinigung) - by 31 May 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 Institute for the History of Science
Boltzmannstraße 22
14195 Berlin

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