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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Executive postsAccelerator Physicist, PhD Physicist (m/f)DarmstadtGSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research
Diploma & Master ThesisMaster/Bachelor Thesis: Single-cell analysis of microbial consortiaJülichForschungszentrum Jülich
Administrative staffTierhausleiter/inBerlinMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association
PHD ThesisPhD position: Bacterial RNA biology in the gut microbiotaBraunschweigHelmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Scientific / postdoctoral postsWissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in für Forschungsaufgaben zum Thema WissenstransferAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Scientific / postdoctoral postsDoktorand/in, Sektion Meteorologie der PolargebieteAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPhD Position and a Post DocAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Diploma & Master ThesisMaster thesis: Stochastic total cost of ownership model for electric vehicles in GermanyJülichForschungszentrum Jülich
Scientific / postdoctoral posts18460: Physicist, Computer Scientist, Electrical Engineer, or similar - Development of on-board processes and instruments for maritime situational awarenessBremerhavenGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
PHD ThesisPhD student within a DFG project to study thermoelectric hybrid materials based on porous silicon and organic moleculesBerlinHelmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
The Helmholtz Association
€4.5 billion per annum
six research fields
18 research centres
50 research institutes
Germany's largest research organisation
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