Angebot 5 von 177 vom 12.07.2024, 07:39


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 Department of Processing is looking for a PhD Student (f/m/d) Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, subject to project approval.

PhD Student (f/m/d) Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Working field:

  • Responsibility of a German publicly funded project within a cluster
  • Planning, Conducting and Documentation of Experiments in Lab and Pilot Scale
  • Investigation of the Beneficiation of Black Mass within the Recycling of Lithium-Ion- Batteries via Froth Flotation and other processes
  • Analysis and Characterization of complex Streams of Materials for Process Mass Balancing involving solid state methods (e.g. SEM/EDX) and wet chemical analysis
  • Publications of Findings on Conferences and in Peer-reviewed Journals


  • Completed university studies (Master/Diploma) in the field of Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of mechanical process engineering, mineral processing, particle technology and recycling
  • Knowing a programming language is an advantage (e.g. Python, R, etc.)
  • You are team-oriented, curious and enjoy working scientifically
  • You have very good English (C1 level) and basic German language skills (at least A1 level)
  • Confident with Microsoft Office applications

What we offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities - more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
  • 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: