Career within applied research

Apart from scientific tasks we also offer perspectives in administration, public relations, further education, human resources development, library, IT workshops as well as in laboratories and technical shops.

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Invent the future together with us

You have a passion for research, are looking for a new professional challenge or would like to get your career started? We offer opportunities for development in the fields of energy, processes and products. Whether as a student, doctoral candidate or scientific assistant: at Fraunhofer UMSICHT you are engaged in making business sustainable and advancing environmentally friendly technologies and innovative behavior with the aim of improving people’s quality of life.

Your heart beats for developing ideas or products up to market maturity and you already have an initial vision? One objective of Fraunhofer UMSICHT is to make innovations applicable via spin-off companies. We support our staff with systematic promotion from development of initial business models to spin-off companies ready for coaching.

You are rather looking for a job in the fields of administration, public relations, further education, human resources development or library? Then Fraunhofer UMSICHT is the place for you! In addition, we offer interesting tasks in our laboratories, IT department, technical shops and workshops.

With Fraunhofer UMSICHT you will find exciting tasks and positions with a wide creative scope and potential for development as well as manifold qualification possibilities within the framework of our human resources development.

Fraunhofer UMSICHT attaches great importance to the possibility of combining work and family. For the third time already the institute has been elected as “exemplary family-friendly company” of the City of Oberhausen. Apart from flextime regulations, possible teleworking (working from home) or a “with child office” Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers school holiday childcare in cooperation with the University of Duisburg-Essen. In addition there is a family service which supports staff in eldercare.


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Current jobs offers at Fraunhofer UMSICHT


Doing your doctorate at UMSICHT

You are interested in writing a thesis? Fraunhofer UMSICHT would like to assist you. With the UMSICHT Research School we support doctoral candidates to pave their way to the doctorate within 3 to 4 years.

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