The Helmholtz Association is Germany's largest research organisation. Its 18 research centres are akin to national laboratories, managing much of Germany's science infrastructure in six overarching research programmes in: Energy; Earth and Environment; Health;Aeronautics, Space and Transport; Matter; and Key Technologies.
The Association has a workforce of approximately 38,000 people working for 18 Research Centres which host over 250 Research Institutes across the whole of Germany.
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Scientific / postdoctoral postsPostdoctoral position in the field of cancer metabolismHeidelbergGerman Cancer Research Center
Scientific / postdoctoral posts19149: Engineer Physics, Space & Electrical Engineering or similar - Quality & Product Assurance for optical sensor systems for space applicationsBerlinGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPhD studentAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
PHD ThesisPhD StudentBremerhaven, Helgoland und SyltGerman Cancer Research Center
PHD ThesisPhD student (f/m) – Endocrine cells in the gutGarchingHelmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
PHD ThesisPhD position Chromosome dynamics and Genome Stability (f/m)MünchenHelmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPostdoctoral fellow in Mass Spectrometry Metabolomics and LipidomicsBerlinMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPostdoctoral research scientist f/mBerlinHelmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPhysicist (f/m)KarlsruheKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
PHD ThesisPhD position: Quantification of the secondary ice production mechanisms in mixed-phase cloudsKarlsruheKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
The Helmholtz Association
€4.2 billion per annum
six research fields
18 research centres
50 research institutes
Germany's largest research organisation
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