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Student Assistant (m/f/d)

student assistant

The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in the Helmholtz Association is an international biomedical research center dedicated to understanding the molecular mechanisms of health and disease with the goal to devise new diagnostics and medicines. The MDC is a member of the Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest scientific organization, and offers an engaging research environment with cutting-edge research infrastructure. Currently, ~1250 employees and ~500 guest scientists work at the Berlin-Buch and Berlin-Mitte campuses. Our diverse workforce is a core strength that inspires creativity and innovation at the MDC.

The MDC is committed to improving human health through transformative biomedical research. Our goal is to pioneer discoveries for preventing, treating, and ultimately curing disease.

We are seeking a student assistant (m/f/d) to support the MDC Graduate School team (iNAMES – MDC-Weizmann Helmholtz International Research School for Imaging and Data Science).

Job Description

  • independent documentation of the filing system incl. maintenance of Excel lists
  • support with event organization (e.g. sending invitations, collecting responses, managing attendees lists, ordering and printing materials)
  • support with meetings organization (e.g. scheduling of meetings and minutes recording)
  • support with Social media management (e.g posting prepared posts on Twitter and LinkedIn, planning SM campaigns)
  • support with webpage maintenance (e.g. proofreading the texts, updating information)
  • archive work (tracking and archiving attendance of e.g. training events, updating students databases incl. maintenance of Excel lists)


  • enrollment at a university
  • ability to work independently, responsibly and proactively
  • ability to work in a team
  • good knowledge of MS Office applications
  • excellent English skills (oral and written)
  • experience in office management advantageous

We offer

  • international working environment with communication in English and German
  • interesting career opportunities and a range of opportunities for further qualification and training
  • Compatibility of family and career certified by the workandfamily audit (“berufundfamilie audit”)
  • Support for "New Berliners" through the MDC Welcome & Family Office
  • On-campus health and fitness center

You also benefit from:

  • a remuneration in accordance with the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD-Bund), including additional company pension schemes
  • flexible working hours and childcare support
  • an idyllic green campus, which is easily accessible by bicycle, public transport or car
  • a secure job
  • subsidy for the job ticket as well as discounts in the campus canteen
  • additional health benefits such as flu vaccination, eye test, ergonomics advice at the workplace
  • the possibility of mobile working
  • free use of Nextbike from the Buch S-Bahn station to the campus

Further Information:

Job Type:

MDC Graduate School / iNAMES

Application Period:
June 10, 2023

MDC Berlin-Buch

Remuneration will be according to the TVöD Bund, depending on the personal requirements, up to the fee group 3.

Employment volume:
Part Time
The working hours per week are 10 hours.

Desired starting date:
August 15, 2023

Fixed Term
Appointments are made for an initial period of 6 months with possibility of extension.

Sanja Drakulic
MDC Graduate School / iNAMES

Parity and equal status:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving applications from open-minded people who enjoy working in diverse teams. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given special consideration.

Please use our online portal and submit your application including a cover letter, CV (without photo, age and information about your family status) and other relevant attachments.

If you have a foreign degree, please submit proof of the recognition of your Master's degree in Germany with your application. The proof can be determined via the anabin database ( and can be submitted as a PDF attachment to the application.

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