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)
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
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: https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education.html