Senior Scientist Position in forest genetics at AIT (Austria)

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, the Austrian research institute with European format which focuses on the key infrastructure issues of the future, is looking to strengthen its team with the immediate appointment of a

Senior Scientist (m/f) for forest genetics

Work description :

  • Science and research
  • Identification and integration of relevant scientific developments in the research field (e.g. emerging technologies, system breaks)
  • Conception and planning of mid-term strategic research agenda
  • Conception, management and acquisition of medium to large scale research projects
  • Transfer of scientific results to applications (patents, licences, political measures)
  • Research project management
  • Development/establishment of a working group
  • Acquisition, scientific and financial management of medium-sized and large research projects
  • Key account for customers and customer groups Requirements:
  • Completed PhD (genetics)
  • Several years of professional experience (university or industry)
  • Experience in project acquisition and project management and good scientific track record
  • Good internal and external networking (research-related and customer-related)
  • Enthusiasm for unconventional solutions, creativity and progressive thinking


The definite classification or remuneration occurs corresponding to qualifications and previous experiences. The annual gross salary is at least EUR 45.822,00 per year according to the Research CA.

Work Place: Tulln

We are pleased to invite interested persons who wish to contribute their knowledge and their ideas to the field of applied research. Please attach meaningful application documents, including certificates and a photo.
Ms. Maria Maurer, MSc
Head of Human Resources
2444 Seibersdorf
Tel.: +43(0) 50550 – 2032