Research Associate - Green Tech (m/f/d)

As a scientific Assistant (m/f/d) with a focus on the Digitization in the field of green tech you design and develop the topics together with our team Smart water, smart energy and circular economy and with your work you contribute to a sustainable and digital future. You build forward-looking projects for digital transformation at the interface between research and practice in cooperation with industrial partners and develop intelligent IT systems for the future of water, energy and recycling management. With plenty of space for your own creative ideas and the opportunity to take on responsibility early on and to grow with us, the next challenge for your professional career awaits us.

Become part of our team in Center for Digital Green Tech (Clausthal-Zellerfeld, TU Clausthal start-up center, Lower Saxony) and work in a hybrid working model on topics related to the sustainable and digital future.

What you do with us

  • As part of innovation projects, you research, work out and develop new digital solutions to optimize processes in energy, recycling and water management, e.g. for more efficient resource planning and use
  • Taking the latest technologies (e.g. AI, blockchain) into account, you and our team will develop new ideas for digitization measures in cooperation with partners and transfer them from the idea to the prototype and use in practice 
  • You share your experience and knowledge both internally and externally with the scientific community, write publications, attend conferences and network with corporate partners and public sponsors

When you fit in with us

  • You are looking for a challenge in a creative and innovative environment in which you design your own work, devote yourself to forward-looking projects in the field of digital green technology and implement your own ideas
  • Working at the interface between research and practice appeals to you, you are result-oriented, creative and want to make a difference
  • You have a degree or a doctorate in (business) informatics, environmental sciences, engineering, economics or comparable courses, preferably related to digitization and/or sustainability
  • You have a strong affinity for digital technologies and innovations in the context of green technology and ideally already have experience in this environment
  • Knowledge of data science, AI and blockchain is an advantage
  • You have strong communication skills in both German and English (fluent knowledge)

Sabrina Steep

That awaits you


Challenging, forward-looking projects and innovative topics in interesting industries.


Diverse design options and space for creativity and testing your own ideas.


An innovative environment with a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional development.

Permanent contract

We hire people because we believe in their personality. That's why our employment contracts are usually open-ended.

Flexible working hours

You can arrange your working hours flexibly with us. Working hours are based on trust. This allows you to adapt your work perfectly to your private life.

Home Office

With us, flexible working hours also include a flexible work location. In addition to working in the office, you can of course also work from home.

Flat hierarchies

Work at eye level in a creative team with a start-up character. We count on your ideas and are looking for real team players. Hierarchies do not play a major role for us.

Company pension and accident insurance

Prevention is an important issue. That is why, in addition to an additional payment for the company pension scheme, we also offer you accident insurance, which gives you perfect protection even after working hours.

Laptop & work cell phone

A high-performance laptop and a stylish smartphone with extensive data volume are our tools of the trade. With us you can also use both privately.

JobTicket & JobRad

If you are traveling by bus or train, you can get a discounted JobTicket* from us. If you prefer a sporty bike ride, we offer the JobRad. With both, you can make optimal use of the good connection to our location on the university campus.

*currently only at the Saarbrücken location

fitness program

If you want to keep fit at the same time as your job, you can benefit from joint fitness events as well as from various cooperations with fitness studios and thus save some money.

Trust working hours

You decide when and how much you work. You can organize your working hours flexibly and thus optimally combine study and work.

Working at eye level

We count on your creative ideas and are looking for real team players. Hierarchies do not play a major role for us. Together we can do more!

Home Office

With us, flexible working hours also include a flexible work location. You decide whether you work in the office or from home.

close to campus

The proximity to the campus of Saarland University or the TU Clausthal offers short commutes to work, good transport connections and a short walk to the canteen.