Computer scientist (m/f/div) for technical support in Information and Communication Technology in Berlin-Dahlem

The Fritz-Haber-Institute (FHI) in Berlin-Dahlem is one of the most renowned institutes within the Max Planck Society (MPG), Germany's organization for basic research. At the FHI, scientists from all over the world are engaged in fundamental studies in the field of chemical physics at interfaces and surfaces, catalysis research and molecular physics.

The NOMAD (Novel Materials Discovery) Laboratory at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society ( is looking for a

Computer scientist (m/f/div) for technical support in Information and Communication Technology (part-time 50%)

Your Tasks

You are part of the NOMAD team at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society and the associated European Center of Excellence ( You will work with world leading scientists and actively shape cutting-edge materials-science research with a focus on big data and artificial intelligence. You will ensure the operation as well as optimization, setup, and expansion work of the hardware and software environment. This includes the planning, implementation, installation, and operation of networked IT systems, including planning and installation of hardware, system applications, databases and software systems (together with additional experts). In addition, you will be responsible for the administration of workstations and PCs as well as numerous web services. Likewise, the creation and editing of media (graphics and videos) are part of your tasks.


Necessary knowledge and skills

  • Computer science or technical computer science or equivalent skills and experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Unix and Microsoft based PC systems and workstations and their maintenance
  • Administration of hardware and various software as well as web applications
  • Knowledge of HTML and Python
  • Knowledge of common graphic programs and video editing software
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions independently, organizational and teamwork skills,
  • Communication skills in the cooperation with scientists, service orientation and reliability

We offer

We offer a state-of-the-art and beyond working environment within the Max Planck Society, a pay scale classification (TVöD Bund) up to wage group E 11, and broad development opportunities as well as very good opportunities for further training and flexible working hours. Your place of work will be Berlin. The position is initially limited to 2 years, with the possibility of an extension.

Your application

Please submit the following application documents:

  • Letter of motivation (max. 1 page)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates
  • References

as soon as possible, but no later than 25th June 2021 via our application portal

For further questions, please contact Dr. Annika Scior (

The FHI and the Max Planck Society attach great importance to a pleasant working atmosphere, the compatibility of family and career, and friendly cooperation. The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. We strive for gender equality and diversity and also explicitly encourage migrants to apply.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Mehr zum Job

Anzeigenart Stellenangebot
Arbeitszeit Teilzeit
Vertragsart Festanstellung
Berufliche Praxis mit Berufserfahrung
Aus- und Weiterbildung Sonstiges
Berufskategorie Informationstechnologie, Softwareentwicklung / Sonstiges
Arbeitsort 14195 Berlin-Dahlem


Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Kontakt für Bewerbung

Frau Dr. Annika Scior
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft