Position: Student Research Assistant in part-time 52h/month

Department: Health Economics

Code number: 2019-0125

The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With approximately 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.

Job description:

We are seeking for a dedicated and highly motivated student, who is interested in health economics as well as in the following tasks:

  • Revision, editing and proofreading for linguistic quality of a variety of documents and academic papers written in English
  • Support of research projects (e.g. literature reviews)
  • Project-related support of administrative tasks


  • Studies in health economics, health sciences (e.g. public health), medicine or a related field
  • English native speaker or equivalent level
  • Very good communication and writing skills
  • Competent handling of MS Office applications
  • High degree of reliability and flexibility
  • Structured and independent approach to work
  • Ability to work in a team, and to be flexible

Applications should include a current CV and the expected availability date.

We offer:

  • Interesting, versatile workplace
  • International, attractive working environment
  • Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Access to international research networks
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive further training program

Earliest Possible Start Date: as soon as possible

Duration: The position is initially limited to 6 months. An extension is possible.

Application Deadline: 30.04.2019


Prof. Dr. Michael Schlander
Phone +49 (0)6221/42-1910

Please note that we do not accept applications submitted via email.

The German Cancer Research Center is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.                           

To apply for a position please use our online application portal (www.dkfz.de/jobs).

We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.