Our Institute is a research facility established by the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.). We are offering
Postdoctoral Positions (m/f/div) in Social Law, Social Policy, and/or Welfare State History
Comparative, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches to these research fields are particularly welcome. We would like to fill these positions as soon as possible.
The position is a fixed-term appointment for three years, with a possible extension of three years.
Applicants should hold a PhD in law, a social science discipline, or history, have experience in research on social protection and the ability to work in a team. They are expected to participate in the Institute’s projects and will also have the opportunity to develop their own postdoctoral research project. Full proficiency in English is a requirement, additional language skills are desirable, obtaining basic proficiency in German is expected.
We offer attractive working conditions in a modern, well-equipped institute with a global network. Our institute holds the world’s largest social law library and is located close to LMU Munich. Postdoctoral researchers are paid and receive social benefits in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD Bund).
The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We seek to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented. We explicitly encourage women, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from ethnic and cultural minority backgrounds to apply.
Your application should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copies of your certificates and qualifications, a writing sample (scientific text), two letters of reference (these should be sent directly by the referees to the e-mail addresses stated below), and a short project outline (max. five pages).
Please send your application stating reference number 10-22 by June 26, 2022 to
[email protected] and [email protected]
For further information, please contact Human Resources (Phone: +49 89 38602-506 or e-mail: [email protected]).
Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy