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
CTA/BTA (m/w/d) oder Chemielaborant (m/w/d)14.03.2021Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
PostDoc (m/f/d) Computational Imaging Analysis16.03.2021Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) im Bereich Innovations- und Technologietransfer21.03.2021Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Postdoc (m/f/d) Multidimensional Polymer Characterization21.03.2021Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
PhD Position (m/f/d) carbonsequestration in the pelagic food web28.03.2021Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / Postdoc (m/w/d)28.03.2021Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Volljurist (m/w/d) Zentralbereich29.03.2021AdministrationGeesthacht
Scientist (PhD) (m/f/d) 2021/KB 331.03.2021Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Doktorand (m/w/d) Regionalökonomie im Küstenraum02.04.2021Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
PhD Position (m/f/d) organic carbon cycle in the North Sea Ecosystem 04.04.2021Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Linux System Engineer (m/w/d)30.06.2021AdministrationGeesthacht