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.

Application process

Online application process

If you are interested in the concrete job offer: please start the application process is carried out via the Online application process, you will find the link "Apply Now" below the job description.

Please keep your letter of application, your CV and any other documents in digital form. You only need a few minutes to complete the application wizard.


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Application process by e-mail

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Scientist (Postdoc)21.07.2020Institute of Materials ResearchMünchen
Postdoctoral Investigator (m/f/d) In the area of Air-Sea Interaction16.08.2020Institute of Coastal ResearchGeesthacht
2 Linux System Engineers (m/w/d)31.12.2020AdministrationGeesthacht