The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is seeking to appoint an Editorial assistant / assistant of the director

The post is tenable from August 1, 2013. The newly appointed colleague will join the team of Department III “Artefacts and Action in Systems of Knowledge”, Director: Prof. Dr. Dagmar Schäfer. Candidates with experience in academic management and in editorial tasks, fluent in English and Chinese are invited to apply.

Your profile
We are looking for an energetic colleague to organize academic events and support our guests, fellows and international attendants; proficient in editorial tasks and the management of international directorial office; excellent written and spoken English and Chinese; further language abilities are most welcome. We are seeking a colleague with a genuine interest in academic work and basic historical knowledge; comprehensive digital literacy (DTP and office), internet skills and the ability to work in a team and to contribute to collegiality; experience of working abroad are welcome.

We offer
A highly diversified and fascinating task in a family friendly and international atmosphere. Salary will be within the range of TVOD 11, bandwidth see; part-time possible (min. 50%).

Candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply.

Applications (covering letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, photo) should be returned by July 1, 2013  to Nuria Monn by e-mail (<[email protected]de>)

-or by mail to the address given below

Informal inquiries may be addressed to Dr Schaefer, email: [email protected]

Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Abt. III, code: Edit. III
Boltzmannstraße 22
14195 Berlin