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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.

A Stu­dent Assi­stant Posi­tion (m/f/d)

Working field:

  • Sup­por­ting the con­cep­tua­li­za­tion and orga­ni­za­tion of inter­nal/exter­nal event
  • Assis­ting in the ans­we­ring of emails and other com­mu­ni­ca­tion activi­ties
  • Admi­nis­tra­tive issues of an inter­na­tio­nal coope­ra­tion pro­ject
  • Sup­por­ting public rela­ti­ons (e.g. web main­ten­ance, Twit­ter account)
  • Record­ing of inter­nal/exter­nal mee­tings and events
  • Sup­por­ting the draf­ting of news­let­ters and pro­ject reports
  • For­mat­ting of docu­ments, pre­pa­ra­tion of power point pre­se­na­ti­ons
  • Sci­en­ti­fic rese­ar­ching on pro­ject-rela­ted topics


  • Advanced mas­ter stu­dent pur­su­ing a degree in polit­ical sci­ence, social sci­ence, inter­na­tional devel­op­ment, inter­na­tional rela­tions, human geo­graphy or a related field
  • Solid know­ledge of cli­mate change and its impact on human-envir­on­mental sys­tems
  • Very good work­ing know­ledge of MS Word, Excel, Power­Point, Social Media
  • Very good organ­iz­a­tional skills
  • Strong interest and motiv­a­tion to work on inter­dis­cip­lin­ary top­ics and within an inter­na­tional, mul­ti­cul­tural research team

  • 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
  • a high level of com­pet­ence in oral and writ­ten Ger­man and Eng­lish, Span­ish is a plus
  • reli­ab­il­ity, the abil­ity to cope with stress, and a high level of motiv­a­tion
  • capa­city for team­work
  • organ­isa­tional tal­ent.

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 as well as a sub­si­di­zed tra­vel card.

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 07.12.2021 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 Ms. Andrea Kam­bergs via email