DZNE is a world-leading, internationally oriented center for cutting-edge research into diseases of the nervous system. With its outstanding research personalities and state-of-the-art infrastructure, it offers the best conditions for publications and results at the highest level.

Around 1,200 employees at 10 locations in Germany are working together on new approaches to better understand and effectively combat diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.

That is our goal - maybe soon yours too? Become part of the DZNE and support us in realizing our research strategy!

Student assistant (m/f/d)

Code: 1317/2024/5

The AI in Medical Imaging research group develops AI and deep learning approaches for analyzing medical imaging data and makes them available as open source software for research. In the field of AI in Medical Imaging, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in DevOps, open source software development and software engineering. You will participate in the development of modern AI/deep learning methods for use in clinical and epidemiologic studies worldwide. We will give you a deeper insight into neuroscientific data processing and research, especially the processing and evalutation of MRI brain images. Support our team with up to 19 hours/week and benefit from an excellent equipment (CPU, GPU server) and working environment.

Your role in detail

Support the development, testing, quality control, documentation and maintenance of scientific software projects, e.g.

  • Design and maintenance of Git repositories / Python packages
  • Development and maintenance of test pipelines and unit tests
  • Creation of Docker images for the distribution of the software
  • Designing interfaces for programmers, neuroscientists and doctors

Your qualifications

  • Very good programming skills (especially Python) and good programming style
  • Good knowledge of software engineering methods
  • Experience with DevOps: Git, Docker, Continuous Integration, Google Colab
  • Experience with Linux system administration or high performance computing desirable
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science (or comparable technical subject) desirable

What our employees value

  • Innovation and internationality - a forward-looking infrastructure, modern laboratory and office equipment, software tools and the opportunity for international exchange with your colleagues from 65 nations
  • Work-life balance - we reconcile work and private life with flexible working hours, 30 days' holiday (On top free on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve)
  • Family-conscious corporate culture - because we know that familie is important, we support you with parent-child offices, family services and daycare co-operations
  • Health promotion – through our extensive range of company health programmes
  • Personalised Onboarding - for a good start to your new professional challenge
  • A feel-good working environment - our Bonn employees enjoy a campus surrounded by greenery, with on-site parking and public transport connections as well our company restaurant

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Martin Reuter (German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases e.V. Building 99 | Venusberg-Campus 1 | 53127 Bonn | |

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Contact details

Dr. Martin Reuter

Working hours

Teilzeit, part-time

Contract length


Payment, social benefits

keine Angabe/ not specified

Application deadline


The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.