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application until 22.01.2021    SE 2021/2

Postdoc Scientist (f/m/d) PhD in Physics

application until 28.01.2021    SE 2021/1

Postdoctoral Scientist (f/m/d) in the field of (Electro)Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Sciences or related discipline - Study of thin-film catalysts under operating conditions

application until 29.01.2021    GF 2021/1

Postdoctoral Scientist (f/m/d) in the field of Physics

application until 29.01.2021    GF 2021/2

Postdoctoral Scientist (f/m/d) in the field of Physics

application until 29.01.2021    GF 2021/3

Postdoctoral Scientist (f/m/d) in the field of Physics

application until 31.01.2021    EE 2020/44

Postdoc (f/m/d) in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting at Elevated Pressure

application until 07.02.2021    EE 2020/48

Postdoc (f/m/d) - Solar Fuels Research using Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy


application until 22.01.2021    EM 2020/40

PhD position (f/m/d) on BEOL integration of memristive devices for neuronal activity detection

application until 31.01.2021    EM 2020/37

PhD student (f/m/d) in the field of Physics, Chemistry or Materials Science

application until 14.02.2021    FG 2020/17

PhD student/doctoral researcher (f/m/d) (M.Sc. in Physics or Chemistry) to investigate the fundamental aspects in energetics and structure of molecular complexes and clusters with wavefunction based computational protocols (ORCA) and state-of-the-art XAS and XMCD spectroscopy


application until 18.01.2021    NP 2020/27

Engineer (f/m/d) in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Technology

application until 27.01.2021    SE 2020/47

Development Engineer (f/m/d) for Silicon Solar Cells

application until 31.01.2021    FG 2020/22

High frequency technician (f/m/d)

application until 12.02.2021    NP 2020/25

Betriebsingenieurin/-ingenieur Rückbau (w/m/d)


application until 31.01.2021    IT 2020/3

Student Assistant (f/m/d) in the IT Service

application until 01.02.2021    IT 2020/18

SAP System Administrator (f/m/d)


application until 31.01.2021    A 2020/14

Studentische Hilfskraft (w/m/d) im Schülerlabor mit didaktischer Erfahrung (Physik/Chemie)


application until 31.01.2021    NP 2020/18

Apprentices as Precision Mechanic (f/m/d)

application until 31.01.2021    IT 2020/21

Apprentices as system integration IT specialist (f/m/d)

application until 31.01.2021    IT 2020/26

Student (f/m/d) for a Dual Course of Studies in Informatics

application until 07.02.2021    FM 2020/6

Trainee/Apprentice chef (f/m/d)

application until 07.02.2021    A 2020/9

Ausbildung zur Kauffrau/zum Kaufmann für Büromanagement (w/m/d)


How do I apply at the HZB?

Please apply directly via our application management system. Within a few minutes, you can complete the online form and attach your application documents (cover letter, CV, certificates/certificates of performance). Please upload your documents in PDF form and make sure that they are not larger than 10 MB each. For reasons of data protection regulations, we are unfortunately unable to consider applications that reach us by email or by mail in the application process.


When do I receive feedback on my application?

After submitting your application documents via our online form, you will receive a confirmation of receipt by email. The application procedures vary depending on the open job position and the number and quality of the applications received. We invite suitable candidates for a first telephone interview or for a personal job interview. All applicants will receive a feedback by email at the end of the application process.


I am about to graduate but currently I have no diploma - is an application possible?

Yes, please send us your current performance overview. Once you have received the diploma, please submit it.


Can I apply for several positions at the HZB?

Yes, you can apply for several positions. Please make sure to submit a separate online application for each position.