We are Austria’s largest research and technology organisation and an international player in applied research for innovative infrastructure solutions. This makes us a powerful development partner for industry and a top employer in the scientific community. Our Center for Innovation Systems & Policy is seeking to hire new Ingenious Partners for our location in Vienna:

Expert Advisor*in für den Bereich Strategic Foresight

Innovation Systems & Policy

  • Our Center for Innovation Systems & Policy is a central node in international knowledge networks and think tank to support European and national research, technology and innovation policy.
  • As part of our international and interdisciplinary team of experts, you will deal with strategic foresight at the intersection of new technology and social change.
  • You will use your theoretical and practical knowledge to work out solutions to various problems by using innovative quantitative, qualitative and participative methods of strategic foresight.
  • You will develop future scenarios, deal with ethical and legal implications of new technology and formulate forward-looking recommendations for policy and society and communicate them to decision-makers and stakeholders in a target-group-specific manner.
  • You actively use your network to develop and implement projects.
  • You will work closely with decision-makers on national and international research and advisory projects.
  • You will publish your research results in in scientific journals and policy-relevant forums.
  • You will develop qualitative and quantitative methods of strategic foresight and adapt them to meet the needs of European and national policy audiences. You visualize research results using advanced tools and are competent in using social media.
  • Through your expertise in specific areas of social and technological change, preferably in the areas of digitalisation and artificial intelligence, you will strengthen the visibility of our team.
  • Your work will play a significant role in in making future societal challenges to be understood.
Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner*:
  • Social science or multidisciplinary degree, preferably PhD, specialized in the Strategic Foresight field and/or Innovation Systems Research
  • Several years of international experience in the preparation and implementation of strategic foresight and policy advisory processes
  • Technical expertise in selected future technologies and topics
  • High sense of responsibility, teamwork and very good communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent English skills in spoken and written; German knowledge is an advantage.

What you can expect:
The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is EUR 52.584,--The actual salary will be determined individually, based on your qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer company benefits, flexible working conditions, individual training and career opportunities.

Please submit your application documents including CV, motivational letter and certificates online.

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