The UFZ has a strong commitment to diversity and actively supports equal opportunities for all employees regardless of their origin, religion, ideology, disability, age or sexual identity. We look forward to applications from people who are open-minded and enjoy working in diverse teams.

Your contact for any questions you may have about the job:
Dr. Stefano Basso
phone: +49 345 558 5418

Please submit your application via our online portal with your cover letter, CV (please omit your photo, age, or marital status) and relevant attachments.

Closing date for applications:

Place of work: Halle (Saale)

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Helmholtz-Zentrum f├╝r Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ
Permoserstra├če 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

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The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) with its 1,100 employees has gained an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for environmental sciences. We are part of the largest scientific organisation in Germany, the Helmholtz association. Our mission: Our research seeks to find a balance between social development and the long-term protection of our natural resources.

The Department Catchment Hydrology is looking for a

Student Research Assistant/HIWI (m/f/x)

Working time: between 8 and 19 hours per week
Starting date: as soon as possible

Your tasks:

  • Homogenization and analysis of large hydrological datasets (e.g., inputs and outputs of hydrological models, reanalysis data, runoff events, floods, soil moisture) by means of scripts written in different programming languages

Your profile:

  • Very good programming skills (Python) with experience in data analysis. Experience with GIS would be an asset
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of German would be an asset
  • Curiosity and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Enrolment at a German university is mandatory

The application should include a short cover letter and a CV.
We evaluate applications on a rolling basis. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply early on.

We offer:

  • The possibility to introduce your own ideas and impulses from the beginning
  • A individual and excellent support
  • Exciting insights into the work of a leading research institutes
  • Work in inter-disciplinary, multinational teams
  • The possibility to introduce your own ideas and impulses from the beginning