The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences – a practice-oriented research institution – offers considerable opportunities. It provides its 2700 students with an excellent academic education linked to a great practical orientation within the disciplines: Engineering, Social Sciences and Economics, Design, Media & Arts and Health Sciences. Focusing on research and teaching innovation and international orientation, the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences initiates future-oriented solutions for industry and society; particularly within the dynamic fields of technology, health and media. For further information, see:
The research department DE|RE|SA (Design Research Salzburg) is part of the department for Design & Product Management. It connects research and practice by supporting companies in their product development processes. Our research areas include human-centred product development, open innovation as well as design and business models for a Circular Economy.

For DE|RE|SA we are hiring for the following position:

Junior Researcher (f/m)

Your tasks

  • Research acitivities for national and international research projects
  • Lecturing activities in German and/or English (up to 4 units per week)
  • Supervising bachelor and master theses

Our requirements

  • University degree (preferably master)
  • Knowledge about and interest in the above-mentioned research areas
  • Knowledge about subject-specific methods (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Level of proficiency in German: at least B2
    Level of proficiency in English: at least C1
  • Social and communication skills
  • Capacity for enthusiasm and teamwork
We offer
  • a challenging job position with the opportunity to develop your own research interests
  • working in an interdisciplinary team (architecture, engineering, anthropology)
  • possibility to attend courses in didactics, methods etc.
  • opportunity to pursue a PhD program

The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is committed to diversity and equality. Applicants with disabilities are favored


  • Number of hours: up to 40 hours per week, part-time possible
  • Job Location: Campus Kuchl
  • Start: asap / by arrangement
  • Remuneration: starts from € 35.244,- (or higher; amount of remuneration based on qualifications and work eperience) for full-time
  • Job Code: dpm-19-08
  • Contract time frame: 28.08.2018        -kat