DESY offers two career re-entry positions per year to give women and men the opportunity to return to work following a period of parental leave.

These positions are limited to two years and include the possibility of full-time or part-time work. This offer is directed to female and male

  • technicians
  • engineers
  • young scientists


Working in a re-entry position is not possible immediately after paid parental and/or paid maternity leave. The programme is only meant for unemployed applicants.

You may either apply for a concrete job offer or send an speculative application to human resources at DESY, indicating that you apply for a re-entry position. Moreover, you may contact a working group at DESY directly.