Phone: +49 351 260 2083
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For any questions, do not hesitate to ask:
Dr. Richard Gloaguen Tel.: +49 351 260 4424,
Prof. Dr. Peter Kaever Tel.: +49 351 260 3443,
Dr. Peter Seidel Tel.: +49 351 260 4492

Place of work:

Working hours:
39 h/week

27 February 2020

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 24/2020 (945)

The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

Research engineer (f/m/d)

A member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,200 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health and matter.

The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF) pursues the objective of developing innovative technologies for the economy so that mineral and metalliferous raw materials can be made available and used more efficiently and recycled in an environmentally friendly manner.

As part of the Institute, the Department of Exploration, invites applications as Research engineer (f/m/d).

The position will be available as soon as possible. The employment contract is limited to two years.


  • Tadevelopment of software routines for a multi-sensor system for material stream analysis
  • design of data streaming routines applicable for real-time monitoring
  • development of new data pre-processing algorithms, incorporating multi-sensor data
  • presentation of technical progress at project workshops


  • very good Bachelor's, Diploma or Master's degree in information technology, software engineering or electrical engineering, or related field in particular experience in application-based programming and design of data processing tools
  • experience of programming in C ++, Python, knowledge of Linux is helpful
  • knowledge in sensor technology, especially optical sensors, is helpful
  • good German and English language skills (both written and spoken)
  • ability to work in international context

We offer:

  • exciting work environment on an attractive research campus

  • high scientific professional networking as well as scientific excellence

  • the employment contract is limited to two years possible longer-term prospects

  • salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement TVöD-Bund

  • 30 vacation days per year

  • company pension scheme (VBL)

  • a good work/life balance for which we offer assistance in the shape of:

    • possibility to work part-time

    • flexible working hours

    • in-house health management

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.

Online application English / German