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:

Junior Scientist (m/w/d) für den Bereich Strategic Foresight

- Center for Innovation Systems & Policy -

  • Our center 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 quantitative, qualitative and participatory methods of strategic foresight.
  • You will develop future scenarios, mission-statements and forward-looking recommendations and will communicate them for policy and society in a catchy form, both verbally and visually.
  • As part of our team, you will work closely with decision-makers on national and international research and advisory projects.
  • You will publish your research results in scientific forums and journals.
  • You will develop methods of strategic foresight and adapt them to the needs of European and national policy audiences.
  • Through your expertise, you will distinguish yourself on selected future issues of social and technological change.
  • Your work will play a significant role in in making future societal challenges to be understood.
Your qualification as an Ingenious Partner:
  • Social science or multidisciplinary degree, preferably PhD and/or specialized in the Strategic Foresight field & Future Studies
  • First postgraduate experience in the preparation and implementation of strategic foresight and policy advisory processes
  • Technical expertise in selected future technologies and topics
  • Very good organizational and communication skills, team-player and a high sense of responsibility
  • Excellent English and German skills, both in spoken and written

What to expect:
The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is 44.478,--. 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.
At AIT, the promotion of women is important to us - that's why we are especially looking forward to hearing from female candidates!

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

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