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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PHD ThesisPhD studentGerman Cancer Research Center
Technical staffSoftware-Entwickler/inAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Scientific / postdoctoral postsStaff Scientist / Postdoc - Functional Cancer GenomicsHeidelbergGerman Cancer Research Center
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPostdoc (f/m), PhD in Physics, Materials Science, or relatedBerlinHelmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
Technical staffTechnical Assistants/Laboratory Technicians (f/m)Neuherberg (bei München)Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
Scientific / postdoctoral postsPost-doctoral fellow (f/m)Neuherberg (bei München)Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
Scientific / postdoctoral postsScientific Project Manager (f/m)Neuherberg (bei München)Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
PHD ThesisPhD candidate (f/m) - Microbe-plant-insect interactionsNeuherberg (bei München)Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health
PHD ThesisPhD Student (m/f) in Transmission Electron Microscopy / university degree in physics or materials science with a very good overall grade / design, beam time proposal preparation and conduction of ion irradiation experiments on steels for …Dresden RossendorfHelmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
PHD ThesisPhD position: Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Alkaline Water ElectrolysisJülichForschungszentrum Jülich
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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