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Max Planck Insti­tute for Human Deve­lop­ment - Cen­ter for Adap­tive Ratio­na­lity

The research cen­ter for Adapt­ive Ration­al­ity dir­ec­ted by Ralph Her­twig at the Max Planck Insti­tute for Human Devel­op­ment is invest­ig­at­ing vari­ous aspects of judg­ment and decision mak­ing. We offer you the chance to par­ti­cip­ate in an inter­na­tional and inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research team.

Stu­dent Research Assist­ant


Working field:

The Center for Adaptive Rationality directed by Ralph Hertwig at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Berlin) is seeking applicants for a position as Student Research Assistant
to assist the ongoing research in all phases of the scientific process. Research assistants are usually employed on a basis of 41-80h a month. The position lasts for 6 months minimum and will be prolonged given mutual interest. The anticipated start date is November 1st 2023 or later. The remuneration without a Bachelor's degree is 12,33 €/h, in the Master's degree 14,33€/h.


  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program at a German university (computer science, mathematics, physics, cognitive science or related field).
  • High in flexibility and commitment.
  • Good level of English.
  • Very high achievement level.
  • High interest in participating in research with textual data, human-machine interaction and collective intelligence.

Desired qualifications (not all are necessary to apply)
  • Experience in programming with Python. Other programming languages are a plus.
  • Basic understanding of principles of machine learning and natural language processing (NLP).
  • Familiar with data exploration and data analysis methodologies.
  • Familiar with essential development tools such as GitHub.

What we offer:

The Center for Adaptive Rationality is investigating various aspects of judgment and decision-making. We offer you the chance to participate in an international and interdisciplinary research team. Research assistants will be involved in research using behavioral and computational methods to study the dynamics of individual and collective problem solving, deliberation and information search.

How to apply:

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. The Max Planck Society is further committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.
Please send your application electronically to Ezequiel Lopez ( using the subject line “Application Student RA ARC”. Your application should include the following documents in a single PDF document: (a) a short motivation letter, (b) CV without a photo, and (c) relevant school/university certificates and references. Applications are considered until the position is filled.
Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin