Student Assistant — WordPress Editing

You are a student (m/w/d) and want to join our team and help us spread our knowledge?

We, the Coronavirus Structural Task Force at Universität Hamburg, are an international team of scientists. We research the molecules that make up SARS-CoV-2 and allow it to infect host cells. Our homepage,, provides both other researchers as well as the general public with valuable information on the virus. To support our team, we are currently looking to hire a student assistant that will support our web-designer and help keeping our homepage up to date.


  • You upload our texts and graphics to our homepage and make sure they’re pretty.
  • Active participation in shaping our public image
  • Thorough documentation of your work


  • Skills in WordPress
  • Proficiency in both German & English, written as well as spoken
  • Reliability, thoroughness, and self-reliance


  • Experience with the Wordpress plugin Oxygen
  • Some experience in media and graphic design
  • basic experience in homepage support and web design


  • Involvement in the fight against COVID-19!
  • High visibility of your work, along with the possibility to apply for awards in science communication
  • An amiable and variegated team of international scientists and students
  • Temporary contract as a student assistant (up to 40 h per month)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible location (work from home possible)

Application to:

Students with previous experience in any of the above tasks are encouraged to apply. You will be supported in your tasks by the rest of the team. Enthusiasm, good English and communication skills are mandatory. You need to be enrolled as a student in a German University. The salary is approximately 12 €/hour.

If you have any further questions, please contact us. To apply, please send us your grade sheet(s), CV and a letter outlining your relevant skills to !

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