Scientific Associate

After your first professional successes, give your career a new direction: possible with us! At Fraunhofer IMS, we not only offer you the chance to conduct research on innovative scientific issues. You can also take on the management of exciting projects, develop into an expert in your field, establish contacts in industry and the scientific community, or support us in the acquisition of new research projects.

An entry-level position with direct assumption of personnel responsibility is another option. As a group leader, you will shape the strategic direction of your group in close alignment with the needs of research and industry, acquire new industrial or public projects, expand the competencies of your employees and promote young scientists.  

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Fraunhofer Attract

We promote creative project ideas with a high degree of innovation with the "Fraunhofer Attract" program, which supports excellent scientists in implementing their findings close to the market. A budget and the equipment within a Fraunhofer institute are available for the research topic with an .

Fraunhofer TALENTA

The Fraunhofer program for female scientists: Whether you are a career starter, experienced scientist or established executive - there is the right support for every career stage. "TALENTA" is directly tailored to the needs of your respective career phase and offers you suitable qualification opportunities.