Population Health & Fertility and Well-Being
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) has established two new laboratories, the Laboratory of Population Health and the Laboratory of Fertility and Well-being, and is recruiting highly qualified scientists at all levels from PhD student to tenured research scientist. Opportunities exist in the following fields:
i) The influence of health behaviors on healthy and unhealthy life years. For more information, see the Population Health website demogr.mpg.de/go/PopHealth and the separate ad:www.demogr.mpg.de/go/apply-health
ii) Social determinants of health and mortality in high-income populations. For more information, see the Population Health website demogr.mpg.de/go/PopHealth and the separate ad:www.demogr.mpg.de/go/apply-socialdet
iii) The demographic determinants of economically active life expectancy. For more information, see the Population Health website www.demogr.mpg.de/go/PopHealth
iv) Causes and consequences of changing fertility patterns. For more information, see the Fertility and Well-being website demogr.mpg.de/go/FertWellBeing
For positions in (i) and (ii), please see the separate ads for instructions on how to apply. For positions in (iii) and (iv), please apply by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org your letter of interest, CV, contact information for 3 academic references, and 1-2 writing samples or publications. Applications are accepted until the positions are filled and review of the applications begins immediately. The starting dates are flexible, but not later than autumn 2015. Appointments can be made at the PhD student, post-doctoral, or the more advanced research scientist level. For inquiries about the positions, please contact the Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä, email@example.com. The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research which hosts a wide range of laboratories that focus on interdisciplinary topics. The working language of the MPIDR is English. For more information about the MPIDR, please seewww.mpidr.de. The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas where they are underrepresented and strongly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more disabled individuals and especially encourages these candidates to apply.