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Current Employment Opportunites

"career and family audit" - The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht has been certified since 2008.

"career and family audit" - The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht has been certified since 2008.

Our “science creates benefits” motto combines the scientific expertise at our research centre with the knowledge utilised in developing concrete applications for present and future use. Qualified and motivated employees ensure our success!

We are also an apprenticeship establishment for commercial and technical professions. The quality of training is very important to us here. We are proud to have been awarded various recognitions, including from the Lübeck Chamber of Commerce for outstanding service in professional development.

In addition to standard employment, we offer positions to doctoral candidates and other students enrolled in higher education. We also offer internships to students at the university level as well as to those still in secondary school so that they can become acquainted with our work and with our research centre.

Apply now and become a member of the Helmholtz community. Whether you’re interested in research, technology or administration, we offer interesting positions in a range of fields. Please refer to the specific position offered for further information and requirements.


Scientist (m/f)

Date 21.06.2018
Institute Institute of Coastal Research
Location Geesthacht

Digital Earth aims at advancing Earth system understanding through better integration of data and knowledge from the different Earth science disciplines and earth compartments. Natural scientists and data scientists work closely together to gain new insights from the ever-growing amount and variety of research data using novel concepts and methods. They are looking for solutions, in particular with regard to the processing of fast-growing, multi-parameter data through employing existing Data Science methods, adapting new algorithms and developing digital workflows tailored to specific scientific needs. Digital Earth integrates the competences of all eight Helmholtz Centers in the research field Earth and Environment. more


Sekretär (m/w)

Date 18.06.2018
Institute Climate Service Center
Location Hamburg

Das Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) wurde im Jahr 2009 von der Bundesregierung im Rahmen der „Hightech-Strategie zum Klimaschutz“ ins Leben gerufen und am Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH (HZG) eingerichtet. Seit Juni 2014 ist GERICS eine selbstständige wissenschaftliche Organisationseinheit des HZG. Der Arbeitsort ist Hamburg. more


PhD Position (m/f) in Application of machine learning methods to regional climate predictions

Date 11.06.2018
Institute Institute of Coastal Research
Location Geesthacht

The Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht hosts a number of highly motivated and experienced researchers in the broad field of coastal research. The group ‘Coastal Impacts and Paleoclimate’ invites for a three-years PhD position (m/f) in Application of machine learning methods to regional climate predictions. The place of employment is Geesthacht, Germany. more


Scientist (m/f) In the research project Digital Earth

Date 11.06.2018
Institute Institute of Coastal Research
Location Geesthacht

The advancement of Earth system understanding critically depends on the better integration of data and knowledge from different Earth science disciplines. In the Helmholtz Association project Digital Earth, natural and data scientists work closely together to gain new insights from the ever-growing amount and variety of research data using novel concepts and methods. They are looking for solutions, in particular with regard to the processing of fast-growing, multi-parameter data through employing existing Data Science methods, adapting new algorithms and developing digital workflows tailored to specific scientific needs. Digital Earth integrates the competences of all eight Helmholtz Centers in the research field Earth and Environment. more


PhD student position (m/f) in Ecosystem Modelling

Date 08.06.2018
Administration Administration
Location Geesthacht

The Institute of coastal research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht invites applications for a 3-year PhD student position (m/f) in Ecosystem Modelling. The place of employment is Geesthacht, Germany. more