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The Institute for Computational Systems Biology directed by Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach at the Universität Hamburg is looking for a highly motivated and creative student, who is interested in working with us as a part-time Graphic Designer (m/f/d). Your role will be in shaping a streamlined visual representation of our research including the creation of graphics for our web presence, scientific publications, third party funding applications as well as teaching material.


What we offer:

  • A student assistant position (“studentische Hilfskraft” or “wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft”) for up to 36 h/month

  • Start: September 1st, 2023 – initial contract for 1 year with possibility of extension

  • While on-site work is preferred, off-site work can be discussed 


Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Creation of graphics and templates for web presence (website, social media)

  • Creation of graphics for scientific publications and third-party funding applications

  • Creation of graphics and templates for teaching materials

  • Shaping of CoSy.Bio’s visual brand 

  • Consultation with CoSy.Bio scientists 

  • Close collaboration with a resident science communication assistant


Your qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and BioRender (or similar)

  • Previous experience in graphic design, preferably with link to science

  • Some background in biomedicine, biology, or similar is ideal

  • Solid German and English skills, at least one of these as a native tongue

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently, dependability, flexibility, willingness to cooperate and work in a team



Send your CV and letter of motivation to management-cosybio[a.t_))


Note that our university is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with its policy of increasing the proportion of women in this type of employment, the laboratory actively encourages applications from women. For candidates with equal qualifications, preference will be given to people with physical disabilities.​
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