Prof. Dr. Rebecca Wade

Group Leader

+49 6221 – 533 – 247

Student Assistant (HiWi) for Software and Linux Administration (m/f/d)

The „Molecular and Cellular Modeling“ Group at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) is looking for a student assistant (for approx. 20h+ /month) to help with the following tasks.

  • Compilation, testing and installation of application software packages
  • Installation and upgrade of Ubuntu – Linux operating systems
  • Documentation (Wiki, HTML)

In addition, the student assistant will contribute to software projects through:

  • Development of webtools (python, possibly Java) for scientific software
  • Development of scientific software (Fortran, C)


  • Good Linux knowledge (Ubuntu)
  • Good programming knowledge in python
  • Programming experience in Fortran, C or Java is a plus
  • Background knowledge in molecular simulation, biophysics and structural biology is desirable

Worktimes: 20 – 40 h/month
Starting Date:  As soon as possible
Workplace: HITS, Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 35, 69118 Heidelberg

Please apply exclusively via our application portal with the following documents: short cover letter, resume.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Stefan Richter

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