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Helm­holtz-Zen­trum Dres­den-Ros­sen­dorf e.V.

With cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, around 1,500 employees from more than 70 nations at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) are committed to mastering the great challenges facing society today.

At the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), innovative technologies for the circular economy are developed to provide and use mineral and metal-bearing raw materials more efficiently and to recycle them in an environmentally friendly way.

The Group Sensors is looking for an:

Engineer (f/m/d) Research engineer.


Working field:

  • Design, develop, and implement point and image data acquisition routines tailored for hyperspectral imaging of recycling samples and for high quality data, including solutions for noise reduction, calibration, and correction
  • Apply (pre)processing techniques to spectroscopic data from multiple sensors and support the developments of advanced workflows and efficient result generation
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to integrate multi-sensor data for comprehensive recycling stream characterisation (focus on polymers and additives) and discuss methods and analytical results with the team and project partners
  • Document research findings and contribute to the publication of results in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at relevant conferences


  • Completed university studies (Bachelor/Master's degree) in the field of Geosciences, Remote Sensing, Sensors and Instrumentation, or a related field
  • Proven experience in fundamental methodology and handling of optical sensors for data acquisition and in data (pre)processing, particularly with hyperspectral imaging data from reflectance cameras, additionally also from Raman and related spectroscopy-based sensors
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a strong attention to detail, with experience in the chemical composition of polymers, their additives and their recycling is welcome
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, strongly international team environment, showing high motivation and excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Programming skills in Python, or similar languages, with a focus primarily on spectroscopic data analysis, positive are additional experiences with image processing and machine learning applications
  • English (fluent), German (basics)

What we offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the "Deutschland-Ticket Jobticket"

How to apply:

We look forward to receiving your application documents (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.), which you can submit via our online-application-system: