Job Offer

Student Helper

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is looking for a

Student Helper

We are looking for a Student Helper interested in working in an international research area in the Press Department. Starting date is the 1st of April 2018.


  • Analysis of socio-economic data sources
  • Evaluation and classification of the quality of availabe data
  • Processing of enquiries regarding scientific publications / knowledge transfer
  • Data research for different demographic questions
  • Preparation of scientific presentations


  • Bachelor's degree in the Social Sciences (Master program in Demography is of advantage.)
  • Attested knowledge for relevant statistical programs, e. g. STATA, SPSS or R
  • Very good skills in oral and written English
  • self-initiative, coordination skills and the ability to work independently

This position is initially limited to six months, a longer-termed working period is, however, possible, if the person’s qualification is adequate. The monthly working time is up to a max. of 40 hours.
If you are interested, please send a short letter and your CV (in table format) to presse@demogr.mpg.de. Application deadline is 18th of January  2018. 

More information regarding the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research can be obtained from our website: www.demogr.mpg.de.