City:  Aachen
Date:  May 11, 2024

Unsolicited application

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 800 employees work with an annual research budget of 3.0 billion euros. 

Are you looking for an exciting job that changes the future? Are you fascinated by laser technology, especially in the fields of energy, microelectronics, aerospace, mobility, and medical technology? Do you want an employer that stands for innovation? Do you strive for development opportunities and good career prospects?


Then become part of our #OneTeam and apply on your own initiative to the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT. Join our institute and shape the future of laser technology with us. Either directly in the field of science or indirectly in administration or infrastructure to support science. Implement your ideas to solve the current challenges of our time and change the world with us.


What you will do

You would like to support us in our project but have not found a suitable job offer? Please feel free to apply on your own initiative. Whether directly after your studies, during your doctorate, or as an experienced expert - Fraunhofer ILT offers you diverse and exciting tasks in scientific, technical, and administrative environments. You can expect an interesting and varied job in a first-class scientific working environment with dedicated teams, where you have space for creative and independent research, development, and design.


What you bring to the table

The requirements vary depending on the business field, department, and area of responsibility.

  • You are eager to tackle the challenges in an application-oriented research institution.
  • You have a completed scientific university degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer science, physics, electrical engineering, materials science, or a related field, or a completed commercial apprenticeship or degree, or comparable skills and experience.
  • You have a dedicated, independent, and reliable working style, as well as analytical skills.
  • You enjoy interdisciplinary teamwork.


What you can expect

  • Excellent equipment and a dynamic working atmosphere with a modern workplace.
  • The opportunity to implement innovative ideas and work on projects independently.
  • The opportunity for individual development through a diverse range of further training opportunities (seminars, coaching, language courses, etc.).
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of mobile work.
  • Work-life balance and Family-friendly policies.
  • 30 vacation days, corporate benefits, job ticket, and profit sharing.
  • Opportunities for a PhD at RWTH University.


Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).

The weekly working time is 39 hours.

This position is also available on a part-time basis.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. 


With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 


Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:


Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

Tanja Michel B.Sc.


Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT 


Requisition Number: 64578                Application Deadline:


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