The August Wilhelm Scheer Institute is an innovation center with the goal of implementing digital transformation in business and society and fostering application-oriented research transfer at an international level. As an independent research institute, we work on developing new technologies and thinking business models ahead. We attach great importance to closely interlinking research, innovation and practice. Together with you, we would like to help shape the topics of the digital future and support German companies with our solutions on the way to digitization. To this end, we are looking for intelligent and creative personalities who, with curiosity and zest for action, think ahead with the technologies and business models of the future and implement them together with our partners from business and industry.
The institute offers various entry opportunities for students, graduates and experienced professionals. For the development and research of new technologies, not only people with an IT background are in demand. Digitization requires new concepts from all areas and is therefore a topic that must be tackled by multidisciplinary approaches. Our vacancies are therefore aimed at academics from all disciplines.
Students have the opportunity to join the August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute as working students and thus gain valuable practical experience during their studies. We also offer interesting topics for Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.
Graduates assume responsibility with us from the very beginning and gain real expert knowledge through their research activities. In our young team, your talents will be challenged and promoted so that an optimal start to your career will be successful.
We offer a new perspective and innovative projects that require all your experience. With your direct entry you make the first step into a promising future with exciting challenges and diverse development opportunities.
The August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute as employer
We research questions that will determine the future of the economy and society. Your experiences from cooperative projects with partners from business and industry are therefore extremely valuable and ensure a real impact.
There is no classical everyday life with us, because each challenge requires a new, creative approach, clever minds and individual skills. In a young team, you will work at eye level and constantly develop yourself further. We count on your input, your ideas and the curiosity you bring with you to collectively develop ideas for the questions of the future.
With us, you can work on topics that really make a difference and have an impact on the future.
Close to practice
Your work will not end up in a drawer, but will be implemented together with our partners from industry.
You decide for yourself how you achieve your goal. We lay great value on the free organization of the work.
Work at eye level in a creative team with start-up character. We count on your ideas and are looking for real team players.
Flexible working hours
Your working hours with us are just as individual as your personality. This allows you to optimally balance your professional and private life.
Our research questions will always challenge you with new issues. In combination with numerous training measures, you will become a true expert.
This distinguishes us
We are international
We are international
The diversity of our projects is also reflected in the composition of our unique team. Our team is currently made up of 13 different nationalities working together on innovative ideas for the future of digitization. Take a look at our team and your potential future colleagues.
We are interdisciplinary
We are interdisciplinary
At the institute different nations and numerous disciplines come together: Computer scientists, business economists, mathematicians, engineers, physicists, spatial and environmental planners and many more. Each employee contributes to a successful collaboration with his or her individual point of view.
Creativity, curiosity and an independent way of working are very important for us! As a research institute with a start-up character, we attach great importance to flat hierarchies, creative freedom and a self-organised way of working. We are looking for talented people who would like to contribute and develop their own ideas in our future-oriented environment and thus help shape the future of digitization together with us.