WORKING IN AUSTRIA
Being located in Austria, acib benefits from the unique Austrian culture. A perfect balance between professionality and social greatness. And a great place to live and work. Let us show you!

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GROUNDED IN AUSTRIA -
CONNECTED WITH THE WHOLE WORLD
Based on a solid foundation in Austria, our network spans almost the entire world. Always aiming to bundle all expertise needed in our challenging projects.

Let us mention just a few of them: ETH Zürich, Pfizer, CNA Diagnostics, G.L. Pharma, University of Bielefeld
HOSTING UNIQUE CAREERS FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS!


MARK DÜRKOP
MARK DÜRKOP
CEO
Novasign GmbH
Vienna, Austria

MARK SAYS

“It was very helpful to connect with a large set of experts from industry and academia during my time as a PhD student to gain an understanding of different needs while simultaneously growing my network.”

Employed at acib: 05/2014 until 09/2017 as PhD Student


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CHRISTIAN GRUBER
CHRISTIAN GRUBER
CEO, Senior Scientist
Innophore GmbH, acib GmbH
Graz, Austria

CHRISTIAN SAYS

“acib is a unique platform that combines the power of industry and the creativity of academic research in a highly synergetic and productive way. acib’s proximity to real-world industry and cutting-edge science guaranteed the potential to quickly build a vibrant professional network. In this sense, acib has enabled me to successfully initiate and establish our bioinformatics start-up company Innophore, an acib and University of Graz Spin-Off employing more than 14 scientists. “

Employed at acib since 07/2010 as Scientist


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TEA PAVKOV KELLER
TEA PAVKOV KELLER
Assistant Professor
University of Graz
Graz, Austria

TEA SAYS

“acib offered me the possibility to work on both, fundamental and industry-related projects in already very well-established scientific environment with different collaboration partners. The network of researchers and company partners in ACIB is excellent and not only restricted to Austria. I established new collaborations for my future research projects, met new colleagues from different fields and I became a part of a great team. Besides, acib offered me flexible working hours and great support. This was crucial for successfully balancing my professional career and my family.”

Employed at acib from 01/2011 until 12/2018 as Scientist


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MATTHIAS STEIGER
MATTHIAS STEIGER
Assistant Professor
University of Technology
Vienna, Austria

MATTHIAS SAYS

“Will be online soon …”

Employed at acib: 09/2010 until 12/2019 as PostDoc/Scientist/Senior Scientist


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KERSTIN STEINER
KERSTIN STEINER
Senior Scientist & Project Manager
Firmenich SA
Genf, Switzerland

KERSTIN SAYS

“Interdisciplinarity is clearly expected in my company. Moreover, despite of not having true industry experience, I could already obtain some insights during acib projects with companies which helped me in transition.”

Employed at acib: 06/2010 until 07/2017 as senior scientist


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KATRIN WEINHANDL
KATRIN WEINHANDL
Funding Specialist
acib GmbH
Graz, Austria

KATRIN SAYS

“For me, acib is a place, where I can contribute my ideas and where I have already gained experience in a wide variety of areas. If you want, you can contribute a lot to the development here and that is what creates a creative and appreciative working environment. Creative working environments of course also mean that you are always confronted with bigger challenges, but thanks to the really unique team spirit they can be handled very well.”

Employed at acib since 09/2010 as Staff Scientist/Funding Specialist & Scientific Communicator


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BIRGIT WILTSCHI
BIRGIT WILTSCHI
Group Leader
acib GmbH
Graz, Austria

BIRGIT SAYS

“If you want to do research that is both scientifically excellent yet strongly inclined towards application, acib is your place to work. Outside the traditional university setting, acib allows you to pursue your own ideas from the first concept to the actual application in industry. Acib opens doors – for your research as well as your personal career.”

Employed at acib since 11/2011 as working group and project leader


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JÜRGEN ZANGHELLINI
JÜRGEN ZANGHELLINI
Full Professor
University Vienna
Vienna, Austria

JÜRGEN SAYS

“My position at acib came along with an extremely attractive start-up package that enabled me to pursue academic curiosity within an application orientated organization. acib showed me that academic freedom and industrial needs don’t have to be opposites. I think acib is one of a handful of examples that succeed in delivering industrial innovation in an open and inspiring academic environment.”

Employed at acib from 02/2011 to 01/2020 as junior group leader


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UNIQUE WORKING CONDITIONS

Austria in general acib offers more
40 working hours a week;
5 working days per week
Flexible working time, no core time
5 weeks of annual vacationspecial days off for personal reasons such as moving, getting an academic degree or wedding
Continued remuneration in the event of illness; great social security systemPossibility for supplementary insurances
Paid parental leave, paid leave for the care of relatives, paid educational leaveTeleworking possible; access to child care
Good public transport systemGood transport connection
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Are you unsure about your work permit?
Don’t worry! Similar to universities acib has a status that opens an easy visa access.
  • Enter Austria with the Visa D
  • Apply for the residence permit for researchers (Niederlassungsbewilligung, Forscher) in Austria (valid for 2 years).
We are happy to assist you with the application. All required documents, such as the hosting agreement, will be provided by us as soon as possible to ensure a smooth visa process. The following links provide further information:

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