The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin announces the position of

Head of Junior Research Group

for the term from March 1, 2006 to February 28, 2011. The position is ranked at the W2 level in the German system, which roughly corresponds to that of associate professor in U.S. system. The announcement addresses scholars planning a research project in history of science who have completed their Ph.D. no earlier than February 2001. Besides the Institute’s research infrastructure, funds for the employment of one research fellow or for the invitation of visiting scholars and for office assistance will be provided.

Scholars of all nationalities are welcome to apply; applications from women are especially welcomed. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

Candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae (including list of publications), a research proposal (750 words maximum), and three letters of recommendation by

October 15, 2005

to Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte Abt. Personal / NWG Wilhelmstraße 44 10117 Berlin

For questions concerning the Max Planck Institute and the role of the junior research groups please contact the research coordinator Mr. Jochen Schneider ([email protected]).