Job and Career Opportunities

As one of 69 Fraunhofer institutes, the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC is part of Europe’s leading organization for applied research. R&D excellence can only be achieved with highly motivated and well-qualified researchers. The Fraunhofer ISC provides pleasant surroundings conducive to innovation and creativity. Regular preventive healthcare measures are a must.

The Würzburg Institute employs scientists in the areas of physics, chemistry, materials science, mineralogy, geophysics, process engineering, plastics engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.

We also offer employment in our chemical and physical laboratories, in our electric and precision engineering workshop as well as in our administration.

The Fraunhofer ISC ranks among the top family-friendly employers. Flexible working hours and individual part-time contracts for parents are possible. What’s more, the Institute is part of the »Initiative junge Forscherinnen und Forscher e.V.« and campaigns for the scientific, mathematical and technical education of children and teenagers. This includes apprenticeships and internships for students.




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Why Fraunhofer

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We promote young talents and encourage more practice in theory.

Chair for Chemical
Technology of Materials

Fraunhofer ISC scientists give regular lectures at the Würzburg University on »Functional materials«.   


Mission Statement

We have included responsibility for our staff in our mission statement.