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Thank you for your interest in HITS. On the following pages you can find all our open job offers, some guidelines on how to apply at HITS as well as insights into work and life at our institute. Our Alumni section gives a brief overview of our alumni groups and our HITS alumni sum up, which impact their stay at HITS had on their personal and professional career.

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20. October 2020

Postdoc position in the Theory and Observations (TOS) group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH) in Heidelberg, Germany, HITS-07-2020

The TOS group is a research group that aims to understand the physical processes that determine the structure and evolution of …

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20. October 2020

Open positions for Bachelor, Master and PhD students

We are currently looking for Bachelor, Master and PhD students with a major in physics, astronomy, applied math, computer science or …

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24. September 2020

HPC System Administration (m/f/d), HITS-01-2020

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies was established 2010 by SAP co-founder Klaus Tschira (1940-2015) and the Klaus Tschira foundation as a …

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14. September 2020

Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Stellar Astrophysics in Heidelberg, Germany (HITS-05-2020)

The newly established Stellar Evolution Theory (SET) group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH) invites applications for one …

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14. September 2020

PhD position in Theoretical Stellar Astrophysics in Heidelberg, Germany (HITS-04-2020)

The newly established Stellar Evolution Theory (SET) group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH) invites applications for one …

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How to become a HITSter

Thank you for your interest in HITS. You can check our job page for current offers or might also send an unsolicited application.

Working at HITS

It’s the mission of HITS to achieve scientific excellence by creating an environment that allows research groups to pursue their research interests with the greatest possible scientific freedom and administrative support. Find out about work and life at HITS.

Our Alumni

Which impact did their time at HITS have on their career? Our HITS Alumni tell is what they did at HITS, how they experienced their time here, and how their stay here has helped them pursue their scientific career. One or two will also tell you some fun anecdotes and most precious memories.

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Former Groups

Here you can find a brief overview of research groups that previously worked at HITS. You can discover which scientific achievements they reached during their time at our institute and what they do after their stay at HITS.

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Computational Biology

The CBI group developed new approaches to the so-called de novo assembly, which is the reconstruction of genome sequences by means of DNA sequencers and bioinformatic methods.

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High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology

The HAC group modeled the underlying physics of cosmic rays, magnetic fields, and plasma waves in great detail with the goal to conduct cosmological simulations at high resolution on supercomputers.

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Theoretical Astrophysics

The TAP group simulated the diverse shapes and sizes of galaxies with supercomputers.

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