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The mission of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) as a nationally and internationally active research institute is to deliver solutions for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable agriculture – together with society. ZALF is a member of the Leibniz Association and is located in Müncheberg (approx. 35 minutes by regional train from Berlin-Lichtenberg). It also maintains a research station with further locations in Dedelow and Paulinenaue.

The Landscape Modelling group is looking for a student assistant to support the field data collection and processing which later will be used together with UAV and satellite based data.

We are offering from 01. August 2024 for a period of 6 months (extension possible) for 40 hours/month at the Müncheberg location a

Student assistant (f/m/d)
48-2024

Your tasks:

  • assistance during field data collection (plant, soil samples, field notes)
  • organization and preparation of soil and plant samples for laboratory analyses
  • support in verifying collected data

Your qualifications:

  • interest in agriculture, geography, geo-ecology or related disciplines currently a student at a German university
  • work independently with high reliability
  • willingness to work in the field
  • experience in the field is an advantage

What we offer:

  • an interdisciplinary working environment that encourages independence and self-reliance
  • a collegial and open-minded working atmosphere in a dynamic research institution
  • practical work in the exciting research field, opportunity to gain more experience with different remote and proximal sensors
  • payment according to the usual hourly rates for student/scientific assistants of the state of Brandenburg
  • flexible working hours


Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications are favored. The filling of the position in part-time is possible in principle. Please send your application preferably online (see button online application below). For e-mail applications, create a PDF document (one PDF file, max. 5 MB; packed PDF documents, archive files like zip, rar etc. Word documents cannot be processed and therefore cannot be considered!) with the usual documents, in particular CV, proof of qualification and certificates, stating the reference number 48-2024 until 30. June 2024 to (see button e-mail application below).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: Dr. Gohar Ghazaryan, Tel. +49 (0) 33432/82-411 or Gohar.Ghazaryan@zalf.de .For cost reasons, application documents or extensive publications can only be returned if an adequately stamped envelope is attached.If you apply, we collect and process your personal data in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the EU GDPR only for the processing of your application and for purposes that result from possible future employment with the ZALF. Your data will be deleted after six months.

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