Are you looking for a new job? We are not only looking for answers to big and pressing questions we deal with in our research in the fields of materials and material systems as well as coastal and climate research. We are also looking for the best minds to support us in this task. Whether you are interested in research, technology, administration, or management – please send us your application and join our centre and the Helmholtz Association!

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Current Employment Opportunites

VacancyApplication deadlineInstituteLocation
Postdoc (m/f/d) as research scientist for fast white-beam imaging26.10.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
Postdoc Position (m/f/d) in Ecosystem Modelling26.10.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Postdoc (m/f/d) for a collaborative project01.11.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Fachkraft für Lagerlogistik (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Kaufleute für Büromanagement (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Elektroniker für Geräte und Systeme (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Technischer Produktdesigner (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Ausbildung - Industriemechaniker (m/w/d)08.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Redakteur (m/w/d) für Wissenschaftskommunikation09.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
PhD position (m/f/d) Nutrient recycling and microbial communities16.11.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Data Scientist (m/w/d) Helmholtz Coastal Data Center16.11.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
PhD position (m/f/d) in computational materials science18.11.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
PhD position (m/f/d) in coastal research on compound extreme events 19.11.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
2 Linux System Engineers (m/w/d)31.12.2020AdministrationGeesthacht