Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine as an employer

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) is a member of the Leibniz Association. With about 290 employees, it is Germany's largest institution for research, treatment and training in the field of tropical and new emerging infections diseases.

What we offer to our employees:
• Versatile and demanding activities in a modern research facility.
• Cooperation with highly motivated teams in an international environment.
• A workplace at the beautiful Landungsbrücken, easily accessible by public transport.
• Subsidy for childcare.
• Subsidy for the HVV-ProfiTicket.
• Flexible and family-friendly working time models.
• Remuneration according to TV-AVH depending on qualification. The current rate table can be found here.
• Company pension.
• 30 days vacation per year.
• Opportunities for continuing education.
• Discounts in selected sports and fitness clubs in Hamburg.

We live compatability of work and family/private life 
Flexible working hours, support in childcare or care of family members, shared leadership models, family and nursing rooms and much more belong to the benefits offered by the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine. It is our aim to enable our employees to reconcile their familiy and private lives with their careers in the best possible way. More details on work/life balance can be found here.
audit berufundfamilie - Zertifikat
BNITM has been awarded a berufundfamilie certificate as a family-friendly company.
Equality, diversity and internationality
Convinced that science and society benefit from  diversity, we are commited to the goals of equality, diversity and internationality. We want our employees to have the same opportunities to develop their careers, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin or ideology. More details on gender equality can be found here.

As a member of the Diversity Charter, the largest diversity management network in Germany, we are also committed to making diversity an integral part of our institute culture. It is our goal to create a working environment that is free of prejudice.

Dual Career Support
To point out attractive career opportunities for the working partners of excellent researchers who would like to be employed at the institute, the BNITM is a member of the network "Dual-Career Hamburg + der Norden“. 30 institutions from the Hamburg metropolitan region joined forces in 2018 to promote dual careers. Cross-institutional counselling and assistance services are intended to help offer (highly) qualified partners a job perspective.