Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI

Knowledge Manager as a Research Assistant (m/f/d)

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is Germany’s center of excellence for digital engineering. The Digital Engineering Faculty, founded jointly by the University of Potsdam and HPI, offers a highly practical and engineering-oriented computer science study program, which is unique throughout Germany. HPI’s university research earns international recognition, with the main focus of its teaching and research on the foundations and applications of large, highly complex and networked IT systems.


For the further development of the program at the HPI School of Design Thinking we are looking for a highly qualified

Knowledge Manager as a Research Assistant (m/f/d)

The position is limited to a period of two years and part time.

Your future tasks

  • Conception and creation of D-School publications, multimedia content (e.g. videos, blog posts, podcasts) and media formats and multimedia management
  • Support in the further expansion of the D-School program, especially in the implementation of strategic knowledge management projects
  • Processing of projects in case studies
  • Development and implementation of solutions for collecting, structuring and documenting projects (data and information in text, image, video, prototype form)
  • Development and maintenance of a knowledge and method database for Design Thinking
  • Conception, evaluation and maintenance of internal working and information materials and guidelines
  • Acquisition and maintenance of Design Thinking resources
  • Support in the planning and implementation of the program and team tasks


Your skills

  • University degree, if possible in an IT/communication-oriented combination of subjects
  • Very good user knowledge in the field of knowledge management and media design
  • Strong analytical skills as well as a structured and goal-oriented approach
  • Enthusiasm for project work with different partners
  • Very good communication skills, especially very good written and spoken English
  • Dedication, commitment, time flexibility and team orientation
  • Confident and friendly appearance
  • Design skills and basic knowledge of common design software
  • Practical experience in knowledge management, corporate communications and media design would be an advantage


What we offer

  • A first-class, active and inspiring research environment
  • Experience with relevant technologies and methods
  • Cooperation with project partners and other scientists
  • Cooperation with first-class students as one of the best computer science degree programs in Germany
  • Practical research, real use cases and challenges in the big data environment
  • Flat hierarchies, motivated teams and none-bureaucratic cooperations
  • Working at the HPI campus in Potsdam-Babelsberg (S-Bahn station Griebnitzsee) near to Berlin
  • Attractive  employee benefits (corporate benefits)


We look forward to your significant application documents including your salary requirements and possible date of entry.

Please submit your application documents (only as PDF) via email to: jobs2020(at)hpi.de

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3,
14482 Potsdam,