City:  Sankt Augustin
Date:  Dec 5, 2023

Doctorate While Working on the Job

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS, based in Sankt Augustin/Bonn and Dresden, is shaping the digital transformation of our working and living environments: with innovative AI applications for industry, health, and sustainability, with forward-looking technologies such as large-scale AI language models or Quantum Machine Learning, with offers for training and education or for the testing of AI applications for security and trustworthiness.


What you will do

We are looking forward to your speculative application. Please let us know in which department / business area or project you would like to contribute.

You can find more information about our departments here
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What you bring to the table

The requirements depend on the department / business area and taks that you are interested in. 


What you can expect

  • Super working atmosphere with curious, learning-driven colleagues, because we only take the nice ones from the best - that's why it's simply nice to work at Fraunhofer IAIS
  • A unique working environment that combines current research with business relevance in a unique way
  • You will receive soft-skill training and professional development opportunities
  • At our institute, diversity is an important strategic goal: We actively promote equal opportunities and diversity, starting with diversity training for all employees
  • We live a family-friendly culture: Sometimes family comes first - we know that
  • In addition, we offer extensive support services for balancing family and career: life situation coaching, vacation care, and consulting services
  • We support a good work-life balance through flexible working hours and part-time models


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. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.


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!


Questions about this position will be gladly answered by:

Jasmin Kröhling
Telephone +49 2241 14-2636

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS 


Requisition Number: 66935                Application Deadline:


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