Student Research Assistant (30-40h/month) with programming skills

Student Research Assistant (30-40h/month) with programming skills
Job Type
Research assistant
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Job Description

SHARE (Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe) is an interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study which combines extensive cross-national information on socio-economic status, health, and family relations of Europe’s older population. It is the largest social science panel study in Europe. Your tasks will include helping with development, customization, implementation, testing and quality assurance of our software tools within an agile environment and assisting with our training and monitoring procedures.

Position Candidate

Applicants should have the following skills and academic background:

  • Ongoing Bachelor or Master Studies in Business Informatics, Computer Science, Economics, Social Sciences or engineering at an FH or University.
  • Programming experience (Python, bash scripting or SQL desirable).
  • Command of the English language.
  • Self-organized and proactive working style.
  • MS Office skills.

Job offer

  • Insight into Operations, data analysis und IT development for a large European research project in an excellent research environment.
  • Prospects for further career development.
  • The opportunity to work with an experienced congenial interdisciplinary team
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to link your thesis to an area related to your work.

The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from men and women, including disabled people, from all cultural backgrounds and ethnic origins. Furthermore, the Max-Planck-Society endeavors to increase the representation of handicapped people in the workplace. Applications from disabled individuals are thus explicitly welcome. Any questions regarding the position may be addressed to Jeny Tony Philip.


Please submit a complete application quoting reference number 03-21 in a single pdf file (CV, covering letter, copies of degrees, references and certificates).

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