Job Opportunities

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Do you Want to do Research on Work Science Topics in an Interdisciplinary Environment? Then you Have Come to the Right Place!

At the IAW, we offer a variety of opportunities for scientific or non-scientific work in the field of work science research. Subdivided into the departments of Work Organization, Ergonomics and Human-Machine Systems, System Ergonomics and Education for Technical Professions, we cover various possibilities for specialization. 

In cooperation with renowned partners from industry and research, we deal with all questions concerning the design and optimization of work processes in development, production and service. For example, we develop new ideas for the production of the future and innovative systems for cooperative human-machine interaction. 

Our Work and Research

As the oldest institute for work sciences in Germany, IAW is part of the University of Excellence RWTH Aachen University. We contribute our long-standing expertise to our current research projects of public research sponsors as well as to our practice-oriented industrial projects. This versatility enables us to evaluate our scientific findings directly in practical implementation and application.

Another important part of our work lies in the supervision of various courses in which we pass on our knowledge and current findings to students.

Are you committed and can you imagine working on our research topics in the field of work sciences? Whether you come fresh from university or with professional experience, you are welcome to apply! 

We offer you versatile and state-of-the-art equipment and research technology, as well as excellent working opportunities. As part of a young and dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to work on varied research topics with your own individual focus. IAW provides you with an optimal working environment for your professional and personal development, thus laying the foundation for a successful career in science and industry.

Become Part of our Team

Were we able to spark your interest? Then why not apply for one of our advertised positions. As a future team member, you will work in interdisciplinary teams on research, industry and consulting projects and will also have the opportunity to pursue a doctorate.

If you are interested in getting to know the research work at our institute while you are still studying, the IAW offers you the opportunity to take part in practice-oriented and interesting activities within the framework of business and research projects. If you are interested in internships, all doors are open to you at the IAW. 

In our job exchange you will find job advertisements for doctoral students, scientific and non-scientific employees as well as for student assistants. For speculative applications, please contact the relevant department head.

We are looking forward to your application!