Career at acib.
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acib, the right choice for you

You will do industrial-driven research embedded in academic work surroundings. You will work in cooperative industrial research projects being supervised by world leading scientists at universities. You will deepen your scientific knowledge and translate it into real industrial applications.

acib’s research fields bridge most disciplines of biotechnology – become part of it and take the chance to connect with your future colleagues. More than 150 acib employees work on more than 70 industrial cooperative projects in more than 8 research disciplines of industrial biotechnology.

Our employees come from all over the world and our alumni are spread across the whole globe. Connect with more than 70 international partners, 40 different departments at universities and 40 industrial partners. Access to a more excellent network in industrial biotechnology is hardly possible!

You are doing fascinating research. But nobody knows it? Become part of acib and make your research visible. Congress visits are state of the art, but at acib we invite you to live open innovation. Express yourself, write blog articles or got to schools. We support you!

acib is unique, so is your career

Your successful PhD thesis is also important for our success
For you the most important thing is to finish your PhD thesis. For us it is important that you can do this targeted and in time. Facts: Here at acib the average time to finish a PhD thesis is 3.5 years. Within the last 5 years more than 60 PhD theses have been finished at acib.

Career in industry, academia or acib? acib is the perfect preparation in any case
Embedded in the world’s leading academic research groups, you learn about industrial requirements while not feeling the same pressure as in an industrial R&D department. acib combines the best of both worlds. Facts: acib has more than 40 research groups, 40 industrial partners and 70 projects.

Make your research visible – to the scientific community and the public
Your conference participations and papers in high-end journals are also our key success factor for public funding. Do brilliant research and make it visible. Experience communication with the public using tools of open innovation, blog articles or work with pupils. Facts: Within the last 5 years, acib has published more than 350 conference papers and 420 publications in reviewed scientific journals.

Focus on your research – acib hosts you
Brilliant and application-oriented science is your business – paperwork is ours. We back you up as far as we can. You need a host for ERC grants, an Individual Fellowship or an industrially (co-)financed project in the field of industrial biotechnology? Contact us! With our high-end scientific infrastructure and broad network nearly everything is possible! We are excited what our compound can make happen!

CSO, full professor, project leader or founder – acib is the right choice anyway
Industrial cooperations are more than ever an important key to success. Experience hands on how successful industrially (co-)financed projects are. Experience our business development support in finding investors in your science. Wherever you want your career path to go – acib is the right next step.

Bridge the gap between (your) science and industry – acib opens doors
Step into a broad scientific and industrial network – the perfect nutrition to translate your own scientific ideas into an industrially (co-)financed project. Use the globally established brand acib to open doors worldwide. Get access to high-end infrastructure and a worldwide network of outstanding people in your research field. acib is closely cooperating with more than 30 universities and is continuously investing in high-end research equipment. We keep growing!

Give your work a real purpose – be part of something awesome
Let your work find the home it deserves. In acib you are part of projects where results are implemented quicky. Work together with us for a better environment and help to develop advanced processes. Your work can make the world a little better!

No need to compromise – get the best of it
Your work in the interface of industry and academia combines the best of both worlds: Benefit from the scientific expertise of a university environment, be part of the young and dynamic acib team and see how your work makes an essential contribution to industry. Use our unique network!

Work with the best working conditions in a fertile working environment
Experience a cooperative work culture full of helpfulness, enthusiasm for your job, real flexibility and family friendliness. acib offers you a real chance for personal development. Look forward to challenging activities in a scientifically brilliant environment!

Be flexible, we are, too
Depending on your interests and skills you are always welcome to contribute your knowledge – also beyond your core competencies. If you want, you can contribute much to the development of acib and that is what creates a creative and appreciative working environment. Deepen your knowledge with us!


Be part of something awesome
Feel what it is like to work in a creative and appreciative work environment. By supporting our scientists to work on a sustainable and better future, you can make a difference, too. Be proud of your work!


Feel our unique spirit
We offer flexible working conditions and the possibility to work independently. Experience our collegial work culture – the working environment is appreciative and helpful. Be part of a highly motivated team, where having fun is also more than welcome!

Based 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.

Being located in Austria, acib benefits from the unique Austrian culture. Perfect balance between professionality and social greatness. And a great place to live and work.

We use our expertise and professionality to support you.  Similar to universities acib has a status that opens an easy visa access. Our guidance through the visa process helps you arrive in Austria very quickly.

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