Team Lead Science Education & Outreach

  • Full Time (40 h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 3,400* gross/month

Your Responsibilities

IST Austria strives to make the fascinating spirit of research accessible to children, teenagers, adults and school teachers who are not actively involved in science on an everyday basis. All activities of IST Austria in this field will be bundled in the new “Science Education & Outreach” team under the strategic guidance of the Vice President for Science Education for the purpose of communicating scientific contents, as well as the importance and impact of science for society.

  • Leading and developing the team for Science Education & Outreach
  • Improving existing and creating new ideas, formats and content for outreach activities to foster public engagement with basic science
  • Developing and launching the Science Experience Center (VISTA) and the entire „VISTA“ brand, which stands for science-themed communication to non-scientist target groups
  • Continually developing science education activities for children of all ages and educators
  • Continuing existing and establishing new school collaborations
  • Applying state-of-the-art marketing tools to reach a broader public audience

Your Profile

  • Substantial working experience in the field of science education and/or outreach
  • Completed studies preferably in the natural or formal sciences and/or science communication
  • High awareness of the importance of basic research for society
  • Pedagogical experience and project management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English and German
  • Team player who proactively involves and cooperates with colleagues
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills to build a network and foster collaborations
  • High degree of service orientation and hands-on mentality

IST is growing. Grow with us!

IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

*This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. For more information on how IST Austria processes your personal data, please refer to

Your Contacts


Heidemarie Binishofer

Strategic HR Management/Deputy Head HR

+43 2243 9000 1728


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