Job opening

Flitner, Ursula flitner at MPIB-BERLIN.MPG.DE
Sat Apr 3 06:19:22 EST 2004

Dear colleagues,
we are happy to point out to you the following open position at our intitute in Berlin, Germany.
Best regards
Ursula Flitner


Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development
Division: Library and Research Information Unit

*** Specialist in Bibliometrics/Informetrics/Scientometrics ***

The position is open from June 1, 2004
The appointment is initially for 2 years,  part-time (19,5 hrs/week)

Main tasks:
Analysis of the publishing activities and impact of European basic research in the social and behavioral sciences in international context.
Quantitative analysis of science performance; identification, observation, and assessment of research development by means of bibliometric methods.
Reporting to the Head of Library and Research Information, this position works closely with the other library staff to support the institute's researchers.

Applicants should have a background in the field of social sciences.
We expect significant knowledge of bibliometric methods and strong online retrieval skills.
Job experience is of advantage.
Knowledge of German language is highly desirable, knowledge of English is essential.

Salary will be commensurate with training and experience and up to BAT IIa.

Women are encouraged to apply. Severly disabled people who are equally qualified will be given preference.
Deadline for applications: April 30, 2004.

Please send your application to:
Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development

Ursula Flitner, Head of Library and Research Information
Lentzeallee 94
14195 Berlin

Tel: ++49 (0) 30 - 82406 230
E-mail: flitner at

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