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Max-Planck-Insti­tut für Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte - Depart­ment III

Das MPIWG ist eines von mehr als 80 Insti­tu­ten der Max Planck Gesell­schaft e.V. und eines der füh­ren­den For­schungs­zen­tren für die Wis­sen­schafts­ge­schichte.

Max Planck Insti­tute for the His­tory of Sci­ence, Ber­lin Depart­ment III is look­ing to employ

a stu­dent assist­ant (up to 60 hours per month), start­ing date as soon as pos­sible, lim­ited until Septem­ber 30th, 2018, with the pos­sib­il­ity of exten­sion,

Work­ing field:

to work on the Asia Net­work pro­ject (soft­ware devel­op­ment). Asia Net­work is cur­rently devel­op­ing a rese­arch infra­struc­ture for East Asian-lan­guage resour­ces, using tech­no­lo­gies such as Ruby on Rails, Post­gr­eSQL and Javas­cript. The stu­dent assist­ant will be res­pons­ible for devel­op­ing fea­tures for this infra­struc­ture, using the Ruby (Rails) and Javas­cript lan­gua­ges in the frame­work of an agile devel­op­ment meth­od­o­logy. The stu­dent will report to Asia Net­work’s IT archi­tect.


Desi­red Skills:
  • Know­ledge of Docker
  • Know­ledge of Ruby on Rails (or ano­ther MVC frame­work such as Django)
  • Work­ing know­ledge of Javas­cript
  • Aware­ness of best prac­tices in soft­ware devel­op­ment meth­od­o­logy (unit test­ing, code clean­li­ness)
  • Know­ledge of GIT
  • Know­ledge of REST pro­tocol

The tasks per­for­med by the stu­dent assist­ant will be the fol­low­ing:
  • Fea­ture devel­op­ment for Asia Net­work’s rese­arch infra­struc­ture using Ruby on Rails, Post­gr­eSQL, and Javas­cript (Jquery and Vue.js)
  • Func­tion­al­ity design and imple­ment­a­tion for Asia Net­work’s rese­arch infra­struc­ture using the UML lan­guage and mod­el­ling tools (such as Bal­samiq)

App­lic­ants must be in at least their third semes­ter of study at a uni­ver­sity in Ber­lin or Bran­den­burg. The salary is paid accord­ing to the rates for stu­dent employ­ment in the frame of the Max Planck Soci­ety’s pro­gram to sup­port junior sci­ent­ists.

What we of­fer:

The Max Planck Soci­ety is an equal oppor­tun­ity employer; the Soci­ety is com­mit­ted to pro­mot­ing more han­di­cap­ped indi­vidu­als and espe­cially encour­ages them to apply.

Inform­a­tion about the Insti­tute can be found at:

How to ap­ply:

Please apply here: attach­ing a let­ter of applic­a­tion, CV, and a scan of your cur­rent cer­ti­fic­ate of enrol­ment/Stud­i­en­bes­chein­i­gung - by Feb­ru­ary 01, 2018.

Only elec­tronic applic­a­tions will be accep­ted.

For fur­ther inform­a­tion please con­tact Pas­cal Belouin, Asia Net­work’s IT Archi­tect in Dept. III:

Max-Planck-Insti­tut für Wis­senschafts­geschichte,
Boltzmannstraße 22,
14195 Ber­lin