Phone: +49 351 260 2010
Fax: +49 351 260 12010
+49 351 260 3199

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The HZDR as Employer

The HZDR is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers and strives for new knowledge to improve and sustain our livelihoods. It carries out long-term and world-class research in the fields of health, energy and matter. At present, approximately 1200 employees from over 50 countries work at the largest research center in Saxony. This leading research always requires motivated and committed staff. Help strengthen our international team at our branches in Dresden, Leipzig, Freiberg, Schenefeld near Hamburg and Grenoble!

audit Beruf und FamilieWhat can the HZDR offer you? Here are some reasons to work at the HZDR:

  • Exciting science - excellent research infrastructures
  • Interesting and highly diverse work
  • Flexible working hours
  • Extensive part-time opportunities
  • Telecommuting opportunities
  • Professional and family life compatibility 
    • Annually awarded the family-friendly “Audit - berufundfamilie” certificate
    • Cooperative agreements with nearby kindergartens should a sudden need for child care arise
    • The right to continue your PhD after parental leave despite temporary working contract stipulations
    • Dedicated room for parents and children
    • Holiday child care support at the HZDR holiday camp
  • Support for international staff and visitors
  • Optimal support for young staff and studentsDr. Geoffrey Chanda vom Hochfeld-Magnetlabor Dresden
  • Occupational health management 
    • Workplace massages
    • Back strengthening
    • Running coaching
    • froach – healthy mini-breaks
    • Reduced membership fees at Easyfitness in Dresden for HZDR staff
    • Presentations on healthy nutrition
  • Modern restaurant
    • four lunch options (including vegetarian meals) as well as appetizers and desserts
    • alternating breakfast, snack & beverage offerings

Personnel development as well as basic and advanced training

The HZDR considers it a duty to provide optimal working conditions for its staff. High scientific productivity is based on motivated and well-qualified personnel.

The personnel development concept contains measures for preserving and strengthening staff qualifications as well as promoting existing potential. By following this concept, the HZDR aims to retain young outstanding scientific minds in the long-term, to provide timely replacement of departing staff and to establish competent employees as experts and management personnel.  


Ingmar Haase
Phone: +49 351 260 2010
Fax: +49 351 260 12010
+49 351 260 3199