The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women and handicapped individuals are explicitly encouraged.
Here you can access the Max Planck Society Mentoring Program.
Several day-care centers in Jena offer bilingual child care, including the kita-Beutenberg that is primarily available to employees of the Beutenberg Campus institutions.
More information on family affairs in Jena can be found here (in German).
Equal Opportunity Committee at Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
Equal Opportunity Officer of the Max Planck Society
August 2019: Our institute has a new family affairs officer! Katharina Witt has kindly offered to fill this position starting immediately. For questions related to the compatibility of work and family life (e.g. childcare), please contact her via kwitt[at]bgc-jena.mpg.de.
BGC seminar: Unconscious bias & effective communication in a diverse work place
i,Scientist conference 2019
HerCareer fair 2019