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Leib­niz-Zen­trum für Agrar­land­schafts­for­schung e.V. - HR

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). It also main­tains a research sta­tion with fur­ther loc­a­tions in Dede­low and Pau­lin­enaue.

Sim­u­la­tion Oper­ator (f/m/d)

We are offer­ing a full-time pos­i­tion for 24 months, with the option of a per­man­ent con­tract, at our loc­a­tion in Müncheberg as Sim­u­la­tion Oper­ator (f/m/d)

Working field:

The Land­scape Mod­el­ling group at ZALF elab­or­ates meth­ods to sim­u­late pro­cesses at land­scape level, both bio­phys­ical and socio-eco­nomic. Through integ­ra­tion of dif­fer­ent model types, we invest­ig­ate sys­tems beha­viour under chan­ging con­di­tions, such as cli­mate or policy. Assim­il­a­tion of remote sens­ing data helps us to drive point-based mech­an­istic mod­els of agro-eco­sys­tems at lar­ger spa­tial scales.

  • data acquis­i­tion (exper­i­mental, mon­it­or­ing, remote and prox­imal sens­ing, cit­izen sci­ence data, etc.)
  • data pre-pro­cessing for sim­u­la­tions
  • script pro­gram­ming
  • oper­at­ing sim­u­la­tions
  • data post-pro­cessing, format­ting and stor­age
  • sim­u­la­tion ana­lysis and visu­al­isa­tion
  • pipeline per­form­ance optim­isa­tion


  • Uni­versity degree in com­puter, geo- or agri­cul­tural sci­ence or equi­val­ent work exper­i­ence,
  • pro­fi­ciency in Python, R, or any other pro­gram­ming lan­guage
  • exper­i­ence with Linux and Win­dows oper­a­tion sys­tems
  • inde­pend­ent and team-ori­ented way of work­ing
very good com­mu­nic­a­tion skills, incl. good com­mand of Eng­lish and Ger­man

What we offer:

  • an inter­dis­cip­lin­ary work­ing envir­on­ment that encour­ages inde­pend­ence and self-reli­ance
  • clas­si­fic­a­tion accord­ing to the col­lect­ive agree­ment of the fed­eral states (TV-L) up to E 11 (includ­ing spe­cial annual pay­ment)
  • a col­legial and open-minded work­ing atmo­sphere in a dynamic research insti­tu­tion
  • Job­ticket

How to apply:

Women are par­tic­u­larly encour­aged to apply. Applic­a­tions from severely dis­abled per­sons with equal qual­i­fic­a­tions are favored. It is gen­er­ally pos­sible to work in the pos­i­tion on a part-time basis. Please send your applic­a­tion prefer­ably online (see but­ton online applic­a­tion below). For e-mail applic­a­tions, cre­ate a PDF doc­u­ment (one PDF file, max. 5 MB; packed PDF doc­u­ments, archive files like zip, rar etc. Word doc­u­ments can­not be pro­cessed and there­fore can­not be con­sidered!) with the usual doc­u­ments, in par­tic­u­lar CV, proof of qual­i­fic­a­tion and cer­ti­fic­ates, stat­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber 53-2023 until 30 May 2023 to (see but­ton e-mail applic­a­tion below).

If you have any ques­tions, please do not hes­it­ate to con­tact us: Prof. Dr. Claas Nendel, Tel. +49 (0) 33432/82-355.

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.