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.

In the period from 14.02. maintenance work will be carried out until 28.02.2020. Our online application portal and login to the candidate profile will not be accessible during this time. Please send your application documents to

Application process
Do you need support?

VacancyApplication deadlineInstituteLocation
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)01.03.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Scientific Assistant and Project Manager (m/f/d) oceanography, geosciences, marine biology, environmental sciences03.03.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
Postdoc (m/f/d) Multi-task deep learning for multimodal image analysis10.03.2020Institute of Materials ResearchHamburg
PhD student (m/f/d) 11.03.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
PhD student (m/f/d) 11.03.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Web Developer Frontend/Backend (m/f/d) 12.03.2020Institute of Materials ResearchGeesthacht
Leiter (m/w/d) des Stabsbereichs Genehmigung und Aufsicht in der Zentralabteilung Forschungsreaktor22.03.2020Central department research reactorGeesthacht
Operativer Controller (m/w/d)23.03.2020AdministrationGeesthacht