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About 6,400 employees make Forschungszentrum what it is: a top-class European research centre. Forschungszentrum Jülich places particular emphasis on support for early-career scientists.

Prof. Martina Müller


Jülich offers a broad range of opportunities for excellent postdocs to forge a career in science. For example, they can set up their own young investigators group.

Vacancies for postdocs
Opportunities for postdocs at Jülich: juelich_heads

Prof. David DiVincenzo

Experienced professionals

Forschungszentrum Jülich provides a variety of attractive jobs and professional development opportunities for experienced professionals in science and research management, as well as technical and administrative infrastructure.

Vacancies for experienced professionals at Jülich
Opportunities for experienced professionals at Jülich

Nachwuchswissenschaftler am IEK-5

Doctoral researchers / PhD Students

Forschungszentrum Jülich cooperates closely with neighbouring universities, such as RWTH Aachen University. Students can complete a dissertation or PhD thesis at Jülich or acquire new knowledge and know-how in placements or courses on specific topics.

PhD theses
Judocs info platform for doctoral researchers
Opportunities for doctoral researchers

Quin Zhang

Undergraduates and postgraduates

Students from neighbouring universities can write their bachelor’s dissertation, master’s dissertation, or doctoral thesis at Forschungszentrum Jülich, and can also gain more in-depth knowledge through placements and summer schools.

Undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations
Opportunities for undergraduates, postgraduates, and doctoral researchers

Julia Dolfen

Graduates and young professionals

Forschungszentrum Jülich offers exciting fields of activity, such as in research management and technical infrastructure, for recent graduates and young professionals who have just completed their university course or vocational training.

Vacancies for graduates and young professionals
Opportunities for graduates and young professionals at Jülich

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School students and trainees

Forschungszentrum Jülich provides vocational training in 26 occupations and offers six dual study courses. School students are also welcome to come to Jülich for internships and to perform experiments in the JuLab Schools Laboratory.

Training in skilled occupations (German only)
JuLab Schools Laboratory (German only)
Opportunities for school students and trainees: juelich_impulse and juelich_tracks