Useful hints for your application

Letter of application

This is the place to tell us

  • how you became aware of us,
  • which position in Fraunhofer SIT you are applying for (Please include the reference number, if given),
  • which of our institute’s topics are your main areas of interest,
  • what are your professional experiences and qualifications relevant to these areas.

Of course, we would like to know the earliest possible date on which you could take up this position.

Please try to fit your letter into one DIN A4 page.

ATTENTION: Student assistants can apply to us WITHOUT LETTER OF APPLICATION.

Curriculum Vitae

Your CV should be lucid, well-structured and reader-friendly.  It is meant for helping us to get a quick idea of your professional history, your qualifications, and your personality. Therefore, you should include in your CV details about your education, professional experience, and general knowledge and competences (such as with hard- and software, foreign languages, and comparable areas), as well as your personal interests.

Grades, References, and Credentials

Please confine your selection of  references to those relevant to the position you are applying for. These will usually include references concerning your university studies or other formal education, as well as references concerning prior employments.

Work Samples, Publications

If you are applying for a scientific position and have already published texts, we would be interested in a list of your publications. Likewise, if you are applying in other areas for which work samples can be provided, please include some in your application.

We ask for your kind understanding that we can only deal with complete sets of application documents, and hand them over to our departments. Of course, your personal data will be treated strictly confidentially and will only be stored internally, as mandated by our data protection regulations.

Job offers

Fraunhofer SIT seeks scientific staff, partly also for management positions

You will be responsible for planning, leading, executing and representing applied R&D projects, jointly with clients and partners from industry, government agencies and academia.