Student assistant in Software development (PHP, JS) (m/f/x)

Updated: 2 months ago

For IGB in Berlin-Friedrichshagen at Lake Müggelsee we are inviting applications for the position of a

student assistant in Software development

for an immediate start

Research data management is an important component in the modern scientific enterprise. It enables researchers to exchange, publish and archive their data efficiently. Large quantities of environmental data are continuously collected in the IGB's operations.  For this purpose, the Institute operates a subject-specific research data repository with international reach ( For the maintenance and further development of this project, we are looking for a student assistant in the field of software development.

Your tasks

  • Further development of the user interface with a focus on user-friendliness, accessibility and mobile application
  • Development of solutions resulting from feature requests
  • Implementation of bug fixes

Your profile

  • You are studying computer science or in a technical field at a German university or university of applied sciences
  • You have good programming skills in PHP and JavaScript
  • Experience in SQL, with the frameworks CodeIgniter and Bootstrap, and with GIT are desirable
  • You have basic knowledge of German or English

Our offer

We offer you insights into data management and data preparation, as well as into environment-related research projects. You will be integrated into an international scientific working environment. You can work on a mobile basis and also organize your time freely.

The position can be filled with a weekly working time of 10 hours per week. It is initially limited for one year.

The IGB is committed to diversity. We welcome every qualified application, regardless of sex and gender, origin, nationality, religion, belief, health and disabilities, age or sexual orientation. IGB is committed to increasing the number of women in this field, therefore applications from women are particularly welcome. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

Are you interested?

We look forward to receiving your application by 30.09.2023 with the usual documents (cover letter, CV). Please state the job reference number 54/2023 and apply exclusively via our recruitment platform at .

Questions can be directed to Daniel Langenhaun by e-mail (daniel.langenhaun(at) ).

"Research for the future of our freshwaters" is the mission of IGB – Germany’s largest and one of the leading international centres for freshwater research. In order to investigate different aspects of freshwater ecosystems, their biota and societal relevance, we unit a wide range of disciplines and understand research as a joint effort. With more than 350 employees and guests from all over the world, we conduct research at five locations in Berlin and at Lake Stechlin (Brandenburg). IGB is an institute of the German Leibniz Association and the Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V.

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