Grow with us. Support excellent research.

IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in the life sciences, the physical sciences, mathematics, and computer science, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna. As employees in Administration and the Scientific Service Units, we strive to support IST Austria’s scientists in performing excellent research.

Assistant to Technology Transfer Office


The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) - TWIST is the one stop shop for all matters related to the development of ideas and inventions at IST Austria towards practical applications. The TTO assists in patent protection and/or licensing the technology to interested companies or creating spin-off companies. It also supports scientists in collaboration agreements with industry. To support the TTO team, we are looking for an assistant who can expect an exciting field of work in view of the rapid growth. Are you interested in how your future working place may look like? This video provides a bird's eye view of IST Austria.


  • Support of all functions of Technology Transfer in all administrative and organizational matters
  • Comprehensive filing responsibility
  • First contact to external corporate stakeholders and internal stakeholders (professors, students)
  • Interface with external accounting, invoice verification
  • Support of the management of the Technology Park
  • Organization and preparation of meetings and events


  • Several years of work related experience in an international environment in a comparable position
  • High school leaving examination; academic degree is an advantage
  • Very good understanding and knowledge of administrative processes and different computer programs
  • Excellent command of German and English (written & spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high ability to multitasking, prioritizing and problem solving
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

We offer a minimum salary of EUR 2,200 gross/month, with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. IST Austria processes your personal data in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations. For more information including your rights as a data subject please refer to our data privacy statement:

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