Forschungszentrum Jülich

Contact: Alissa Aarts


Tel: 00492461619760


About Forschungszentrum Jülich

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Conducting research for a changing society: this is what drives us at Forschungszentrum Jülich. We aim to tackle the grand societal challenges of our time and conduct research into the possibilities of a digitized society, a climate-friendly energy system, and a resource-efficient economy.

Why work for us
We offer an international and interdisciplinary working environment on an attractive research campus, as well as exciting and varied responsibilities. Flexible working hours, the possibility of mobile working, support with childcare and care for relatives as well as counselling in individual life situations are instruments that we rely on. We support employees and their families who come to us from abroad with targeted services such as our International Advisory Services. An overview of our benefits can be found at

Training and development
We promote the development of our employees and offer a wide range of internal and external training and development opportunities (language courses, professional training, transferable skills courses such as leadership and project management).

Graduate schemesThe Jülich Center for Doctoral Researchers and Supervisors (JuDocS) offers support for more than 1000 doctoral researchers and 400 supervisors. By providing onboarding, qualification opportunities, project monitoring, and counselling, it fosters high-quality standards for all doctoral projects. Furthermore, JuDocS cooperates with thematic graduate schools such as the Helmholtz Graduate School for Energy and Climate (HITEC), the International Helmholtz Research School of Biophysics and Soft Matter, the Helmholtz Information & Data Science Academy (HIDA) and the Helmholtz School for Data Science in Life, Earth, and Energy (HDSLEE).

What we are looking for
Every year, we have more than 800 positions for candidates at all career levels in science, technical and administrative departments, and science management. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation/identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.

Germany (Münster, Düsseldorf, Aachen, Cologne, Bonn, Duisburg, Freiburg, Garching, Erlangen/Nürnberg, Berlin, Rostock, Hamburg), France (Grenoble), US (Oak Ridge), Thailand (Bangkok)

Number of researchers
More than 2800 scientists (1000 are doctoral researchers)

Main areas of research
Energy, information and bioeconomy

Positions recently recruited for
PhD candidates, postdocs/scientists, scientific leadership positions, junior research group leaders, professorships

Desired degree disciplines/class
Bachelor’s/master’s degree, PhD; physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, computer science, mathematics

Eligibility to work in the EU

How to apply
Please visit

Closing date
All year round

Tel +49 2461619760

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