JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH is a leading international research organisation that develops solutions and technologies for businesses and industry covering a wide range of sectors. As an INNOVATION COMPANY focused on applied research and technology development, it plays a key role in facilitating the transfer of technology and knowledge from applied research to industry. Our MATERIALS institute focuses primarily on micro- und nanotechnology, surface functionalization, materials science, sensors und laser-production technologies.

For the establishment of a new research group SMART CONNECTED LIGHTING, located in 7423 Pinkafeld, we are seeking a highly motivated, team oriented



In this position you will be responsible for research and development of trendsetting smart and connected indoor and outdoor lighting solutions.

Minimum requirement is a Master degree in at least one of the areas of electrical engineering, mechatronics or information and communication technologies or an equivalent qualification.

Work experience in national and international research projects would be as advantageous as work experience in the field of system integration and control development. Excellent spoken and written command of English is obligatory.

You are a solution-oriented, reliable person with deep interest and knowledge in scientific work. Furthermore your personality is characterized by reliability, strong communication skills, accuracy as well as creativity.

We provide a specific internal competence development concept for your professional and personal career development. An attractive, team-oriented working environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure and flexible working time complete this attractive job offer. According to the collective agreement for employees in non-university research for this position the minimum monthly gross salary is € 3.175,- (full-time). Depending on your qualifications and experience, higher remuneration is possible.

In case of any content-related questions related to this position, please contact DI Dr. Franz-Peter Wenzl.

Telephone: +43 316 876 3200, E-Mail:

We are looking forward to receiving your application, preferably via e-mail.


JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH.

MATERIALS - Institute for Surface Technologies and Photonics

Franz-Pichler-Straße 30

8160 Weiz, Austria