City:  Sulzbach-Rosenberg
Date:  Jul 14, 2024

Initiative job

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. 

As one of 75 institutes and research facilities of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Europe, we show how to not only master crises, but to grow from them. Pushing boundaries. Always trying something new. Not just thinking, but thinking ahead. We turn research into the future.


We want an earth that is worth living on. Through applied research in the areas of climate-neutral energy systems, resource-efficient processes and circular products, we make concrete contributions to achieving the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Our employees conduct research in the fields of energy, environment, safety, health, communication and mobility.


Would you like to work for us, but can't find a suitable vacancy? Then you have the opportunity to submit a speculative application here.


What you will do

In consultation with our specialist departments and depending on possible vacancies, you will supervise possible areas of responsibility. Please describe the job you would like to do with us in your cover letter.


What you bring to the table

Depending on the position you are seeking, you may have the appropriate qualifications. Please send us an informative CV and references.


What you can expect

  • As part of a dynamic team, you will actively promote sustainable solutions for a future that conserves resources.

  • We offer a creative and varied working day at the interface between business and science.

  • New work, diversity and cooperative teamwork are clear components of our strategic orientation

  • We think about what you think about - that's why we offer you flexible and mobile working as well as a wide range of offers for work-life balance

  • From the very beginning, we support you in your individual career development through comprehensive further development offers as well as accompanying programs

  • We support our employees by offering comprehensive health and mindfulness programs for a good balance


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!


We will be happy to answer any questions you may have:


Ms. Lorena Herbst

Phone: +49 (0) 9661 8155-420

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT 


Requisition Number: 8365                Application Deadline:


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