Student assistant (f/m/d) Geography

Updated: 24 days ago

The mission of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) as a nationally and internationally active research institute is to deliver solutions for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable agriculture – together with society. ZALF is a member of the Leibniz Association and is located in Müncheberg (approx. 35 minutes by regional train from Berlin-Lichtenberg). The institute also maintains locations in Dedelow and Paulinenaue.

The Landscape Modelling group is looking for a student assistant to support the data analysis and processing of satellite based time series to assess crop management activities and rotation.

We are now offering a position for a period of 6 months (extension possible) for 80 hours/month at the Müncheberg location as a

Student assistant (f/m/d)

Your tasks:

  • implementation, adaptation and maintenance of existing algorithms in the field of remote sensing
  • processing of Sentinel-2, Sentinel-1 and PlanetScope data
  • processing of field data collected during previous years

Your qualifications:

  • student in agriculture, geography, or related disciplines currently a student at a German university
  • work independently with high reliability
  • strong Python programming skills
  • experience with Google Earth Engine and Linux environment is desirable
  • experience with Git and GitHub is desirable

We offer:

  • an interdisciplinary working environment that encourages independence and self-reliance
  • a collegial and open-minded working atmosphere in a dynamic research institution
  • practical work in the exciting research field, opportunity to gain more experience with different remote and proximal sensors
  • payment according to the usual hourly rates for student/scientific assistants of the state of Brandenburg
  • flexible working hours
  • company ticket

Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications are favored. The filling of the position in part-time is possible in principle. Please send your application preferably online with the usual documents, in particular CV, proof of qualification and certificates, stating the reference number 16-2024 until March 23, 2024.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: Dr. Gohar Ghazaryan, Tel. +49 (0) 33432/82-411 or Gohar.Ghazaryan(at) .

For cost reasons, application documents or extensive publications can only be returned if an adequately stamped envelope is attached.

If you apply, we collect and process your personal data in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the EU GDPR only for the processing of your application and for purposes that result from possible future employment with the ZALF. Your data will be deleted after six months.

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