Profile of the Leipzig Research Center
for Early Child Development (LFE)


Here you can find all open positions at the Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development. We also accept unsolicited applications for Master’s Theses, Dissertations and internships. Please find recent topics for Master Theses here.

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Research assistant to support the coordination of the Master’s program in Early Childhood Research (M.Sc. ECR)

At the Faculty of Education of the University of Leipzig, Chair for Early Childhood Development and Culture, a position as a research assistant to support the coordination of the M.Sc. ECR (40h/month, initially limited for 6 months with the option of extension) is to be filled as soon as possible.

Your tasks:

  • Contact person for interested persons and students of the programme (e.g., answering questions, advising students, general organisation of studies)
  • Organisation of the admission and aptitude assessment procedure
  • Close cooperation with various offices of the central administration
  • Support of the teaching staff in the creation of curricula
  • Support of the study commission and the examination board
  • Tasks within the scope of public relations (preparation of information material, organisation of information days)


  • Ideally student (f/m/d) of law, communication sciences, business studies or related subjects
  • Excellent knowledge of English (mainly correspondence language)
  • Very good understanding of legally relevant documents (e.g.: examination regulations)
  • Independent work and quick comprehension
  • Well developed communication skills, conscientiousness and flexibility

We offer:

  • insight into exciting teaching and research topics
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in a committed, interdisciplinary team with high potential for knowledge and skills enhancement
  • pay according to university tariff
  • flexible work schedules

Curious? Then please send your application documents (curriculum vitae, cover letter, certificates, if applicable job references) in a PDF file by 07.09.2020 via e-mail to Katja Kirsche (fek@uni-leipzig.de). If you have any questions, you can reach us at 0341-9731870.

Severely disabled persons are invited to apply and will be given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Madlen Bartholmeß
Phone +49 (0) 341 97 31 870