Jobs & Fellowships

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, seeks qualified people for a number of positions. Applicants should have a background in demography or a related field in the social or biological sciences, mathematics or statistics. Staff will be recruited internationally solely on the basis of qualification. Applications from women and persons with disabilities are encouraged. The Institute is bilingual (German and English) with most publications in English.

The MPIDR aims to have an institutional culture that enables everyone to develop their individual skills and competencies. Find out more about the equal opportunities programs at the Institute.

How to apply

Send your CV and a letter describing your research interests and which position you are applying for to the Institute or send an e-mail to

Announcements for other positions will be issued in due course, posted to this site and published in Die Zeit, Nature, Science, The Economist, and other publications.

Open Positions

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.