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Current Employment Opportunites

VacancyApplication deadlineInstituteLocation
PhD Student (m/f/d) simulation of x-ray tomography experiments26.11.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
PhD Student (m/f/d) advanced phase retrieval methods for x-ray tomography26.11.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) für den Technologietransfer29.11.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Referent (m/w/d) mit Aufgaben der Wissenschaftskommunikation29.11.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Data Scientist (m/w/d) Helmholtz Coastal Data Center30.11.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Doktorand (w/m/d)01.12.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Diplom-Ingenieur (FH) oder Bachelor (m/w/d) der Fachrichtung Architektur, Bauingenieurwesen oder vergleichbar02.12.2020AdministrationTeltow
Scientist (PhD student) in the field of meteorology, environmental sciences, physics or a related naturalscience (m/f/d) in the project “Multi compartment modeling - from emission to exposure (MCMEE)“06.12.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Scientist (PhD student) in the field of oceanography, environmental sciences, physics or a related naturalscience (m/f/d) in the project “Multi compartment modeling - from emission to exposure (MCMEE)“06.12.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Postdoc (m/f/d) Computational Design of Multimaterial Systems14.12.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
PhD Position (m/f/d) electron microscopy15.12.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
PhD Position (m/f/d) Protein based 2D materials for medical applications17.12.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
PostDoc/Scientist (m/f/d) Medical Device Pilot Production and Transfer17.12.2020Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow
Postdoc (m/f/d) in the field of residual stress analysis with high-energy X-rays20.12.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
Full-Stack Software Entwickler (m/w/d) Helmholtz Coastal Data Centers / 2020/KB 820.12.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
2 Linux System Engineers (m/w/d)31.12.2020AdministrationGeesthacht
Additive Manufacturing Engineer (m/f/d) 3D Printing / Mechanical Engineering03.01.2021Institute of Biomaterial ScienceTeltow