Post-Doctoral Research | Max Planck Institute - Economic Sociology


The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) provides an attractive environment for postdoctoral researchers to pursue their own research projects within the scope of the Institute’s research program. The postdoctoral positions are part of the project area headed by Jens Beckert in the field of economic sociology.

The Institute invites suitable candidates to apply for the postdoctoral positions which will be awarded for two years. Postdoctoral researchers receive an employment contract; pay and social benefits are based on the German public service wage agreement (TVöD E 13).

Applicants must hold their doctoral degree or be scheduled to receive it before the contract begins. Contracts will usually start on October 1, 2020.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020.

For more information, see the announcement [PDF]

Ausschreibung [PDF] (German version)

Postdoctoral Program at the MPIfG

How to apply


With kind regards,
Lucio Baccaro
Managing Director

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne, Germany

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