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Shaping the future together
Around 500 people from more than 20 countries work for us. Together, we develop solutions and technologies for society, business and industry. Become a part of our team – so we can shape the future together!

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We’re delighted that you’re interested in starting a career with JOANNEUM RESEARCH. Please give us time to take a detailed look at your application and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


We offer plenty of scope for individual career paths, as well as supporting your personal development and helping you to put your ideas into practice. The benefits to you include meaningful tasks, flexible working hours and a range of training and development options. We take steps designed to foster a strong team spirit and create a working environment shaped by respect.

Flexible working hours

Forget about 9 to 5! You can structure your working time flexibly, and we’re also happy to discuss work-from-home arrangements.

Training and development

Flourishing or fading away? Getting ahead or standing still? We offer a range of training programmes that promote continuous development.

Team work

We work together – in an environment that’s defined by diversity, development and team spirit.

Work-life balance

Flexibility in your private and your professional life: at JOANNEUM RESEARCH we help you to strike the ideal balance between personal and work commitments.

Paternity leave

Paternity leave is part and parcel of finding the right work-life balance. It allows you to build a closer bond with the newest member of your family.


We also celebrate together. Summer, autumn, winter and Christmas. We celebrate our successes. And ourselves, too.

Corporate benefits

Make your life easier with an extensive range of benefits for day-to-day living, health and leisure.


Work hard, play hard: we help you to bring out your inner athlete, with programmes for everything from running to strength training.


Our employees’ health and wellbeing is very important to us. That’s why we offer various health promotion initiatives in consultation with our occupational health team.


Trial and error: Gut werden die, die sich versuchen. Bewerben Sie sich jetzt für ein Praktikum!

Public transport and mobility

We offer subsidies for half-yearly and annual passes for public transport. We also have a fleet of bicycles for short trips.

Application process

Start the application process  1

When you have found a vacancy that sounds right for you, click on “Apply online now” to launch the application process. Set up a user account and fill in all of the required information. You can send us your application by clicking on the “Submit your application” button. You can log into your user account at any time to upload documents, check the status of your application, read any responses you’ve received, or apply for other positions.

Documents  2

We usually only need a copy of your CV, although the job advertisement could ask you to submit some other documents as well. Of course, though, please feel free to include other documentation such as a covering letter, certificates, testimonials, etc. or a link to your LinkedIn or Xing profile.

Reply  3

After you submit your application, you will receive an e-mail confirmation straight away. However, please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, it might take us a while to get back to you with a decision.

Interview  4

If your application meets all the requirements, you will be invited to an initial interview with the person responsible for the position you applied for. The interview is a way for us to find out more about you personally and answer any questions we have. Depending on the vacancy, you could be invited to additional interviews.

Employment contract  5

If the interviews go well and it’s clear that you’re the right person for the job – and you can see yourself working for us – you’ll receive an offer to sign an employment contract. Once all the details are settled, you can start your career with us and become part of a national and international team. We look forward to working with you!

Onboarding  6

To help you get off to a smooth start, on your first day with us you will receive a welcome e-mail containing all the information and documents you need. In addition, we hold an information and onboarding event for new employees, called Welcome@JOANNEUM RESEARCH. Your new colleagues are also there to help during the early stages of your career with us.

Options for students

Students and young, talented people interested in science are the top researchers of tomorrow.


Options for school pupils

By offering school pupils practical insights and enabling them to find out what it’s like to work for us, these internships serve as a source of inspiration when it comes to choosing a degree programme or career further down the line.

Apprenticeships at JOANNEUM RESEARCH

JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a great place to do your apprenticeship! It means you can add a high-quality apprenticeship at a respected research company to your CV. Besides practical training, we also help you to develop key skills such as independence, a sense of personal responsibility, and the ability to work as part of a team.


Mag.<sup>a</sup> Karoline Eder, Bakk.


Human Resources & Diversity
Mag.<sup>a</sup> Manuela Tschuschnig
Human Resources & Diversity