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Insti­tut für Kli­ma­fol­gen­for­schung - Wis­sen­schaft

Klima braucht Köpfe. Das Pots­dam-Insti­tut für Kli­ma­fol­gen­for­schung e.V. (PIK) unter­sucht wis­sen­schaft­lich und gesell­schaft­lich rele­vante Fra­ge­stel­lun­gen. Es ist eine der welt­weit füh­ren­den For­schungs­ein­rich­tun­gen auf sei­nem Gebiet und bie­tet Natur- und Sozi­al­wis­sen­schaft­le­rIn­nen aus aller Welt beste Vor­aus­set­zun­gen für exzel­lente inter­dis­zi­pli­näre For­schung.

Stu­dent assist­ant with Bach­elor degree (m/f/d)

Working field:

The cli­mate needs bright minds. The Pots­dam Insti­tute for Cli­mate Impact Research (PIK) addresses cru­cial sci­entific ques­tions in the fields of global change, cli­mate impacts and sus­tain­able devel­op­ment. It is one of the world's lead­ing research insti­tu­tions in its field and offers nat­ural and social sci­ent­ists from around the world an inspir­ing envir­on­ment for excel­lent inter­dis­cip­lin­ary research.

For the pro­ject “Green Vis­ion Cent­ral Asia: Bridging sci­ence and capa­city build­ing for safer future - Integ­rated water resources man­age­ment strategies across com­pet­ing sec­tors and trans­bound­ary dia­logue in Cent­ral Asia under cli­mate change”, PIK is offer­ing a pos­i­tion as a

Stu­dent assist­ant with Bach­elor degree (m/f/d)

(Pos­i­tion num­ber: 18-2022-SHK Green Vis­ion)

The pos­i­tion is fun­ded until 31 Decem­ber 2022 with the option of exten­sion. The remu­ner­a­tion is cal­cu­lated accord­ing to the require­ments of the TdL. The cur­rent hourly rate for a stu­dent assist­ant with a Bach­elor's degree is 12.37€ . A work­ing time of 10 hours/week is planned.

Key respons­ib­il­it­ies:

Imple­ment­a­tion of visu­al­isa­tion tech­niques with d3js and Python of cli­mate and cli­mate impact data.
Data pre­par­a­tion in ASCII and NetCDF format for the Klima­fol­gen­On­line web portal.
Fur­ther devel­op­ment of the web portal Klima­fol­gen­On­line and integ­ra­tion of visu­al­isa­tion tech­niques.


You are an enrolled mas­ter stu­dent in the field of Com­puter Sci­ence or Nat­ural Sci­ence and you have the fol­low­ing qual­i­fic­a­tions

Pro­gram­ming exper­i­ence with JavaS­cript and Python
Pro­gram­ming exper­i­ence with d3js, C++, C#, Unix shell pro­gram­ming, NetCDF (optional)
Web design (optional)
GIS sys­tems such as Arc­Gis or QGis (optional)
Exper­i­ence with the devel­op­ment of visu­al­isa­tion tech­niques (optional)
Know­ledge of Rus­sian, Tajik, Uzbek, Turk­men or Kyrgyz lan­guage (optional)

what we expect:

the abil­ity to work inde­pend­ently and on your own ini­ti­at­ive
a meth­od­ical and sys­tem­atic approach
struc­tured and goal-ori­ented think­ing
capa­city to famil­i­ar­ise your­self quickly with new top­ics
cre­ativ­ity and open­ness to new approaches
the abil­ity to work in a team

What we offer:

the chance to be part of a cre­at­ive, inter­dis­cip­lin­ary team
a stim­u­lat­ing work­ing envir­on­ment in an inter­na­tion­ally recog­nised research insti­tute on Pots­dam's beau­ti­ful, his­toric Tele­grafen­berg cam­pus, a short com­mut­ing dis­tance from Ber­lin,
flexi-time and mobile work­ing (up to 40% of your hours),
a col­lect­ive pay scheme and asso­ci­ated bene­fits.

How to apply:

PIK seeks to increase the share of women in sci­entific pos­i­tions and there­fore expli­citly encour­ages women to apply. In cases of equal qual­i­fic­a­tion and within the given legal scope, women will be given pref­er­ence. Applic­a­tions by per­sons with a migra­tion back­ground are expressly encour­aged. Applic­a­tions of dis­abled per­sons with equal qual­i­fic­a­tions will be regarded favour­ably. PIK also encour­ages applic­a­tions by par­ents return­ing from par­ental leave.

Please apply by 20.05.2022 dir­ectly using our applic­a­tion form.

If you hold an inter­na­tional higher edu­ca­tion qual­i­fic­a­tion, please also sub­mit the State­ment of Com­par­ab­il­ity from the Cent­ral Office for For­eign Edu­ca­tion (ZAB) with your applic­a­tion. In the case that you do not yet have a ZAB State­ment of Com­par­ab­il­ity for your qual­i­fic­a­tion, please be aware that you will need to request this if your applic­a­tion is suc­cess­ful. You can find fur­ther inform­a­tion on this web­site:

For fur­ther inform­a­tion or to dis­cuss the pos­i­tion please con­tact Dr. Iulii Didovets via email: