Great Place to Research

Innovation is our top priority. Our employees are too.

You want to start your success story at SAL? Are you looking for a new challenge? If you want to actively shape the technologies of the future and enjoy working in an international team, then you've come to the right place. 

Ready to start? Then let's go!

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Our researchers and employees talk about how they came to SAL, what they are working on and what they like about their work. Get career and application tips, etc. from our experts!

What we offer

In order to guarantee clearly defined career paths to all SAL employees right from the start, we offer various development perspectives such as Scientific Career & Management Career. Within these career models there are several levels.


  • Notebook & Mobile phone
  • Flexible working times
  • Home Office
  • Education & Training
  • Team events
  • Relocation Services
  • Family-friendly employer
  • 24h accident insurance
  • Food allowance
  • Beverages & fruits


Become part of the SAL Family

You want to get a better impression of the work and the team at SAL? In the video we show you what our daily business looks like.
Our colleagues Johanna Zikulnig and Gleb Radchenko tell you more about their experiences. 

You can find more videos about our researchers, projects and competences here: I want to see more!

Mag.(FH) Emily Knes, MBA

Head of Human Resources

Dr. Alexandra Bretschneider

Senior Manager
Human Resources

Elisabeth Bäck, BSc

Human Resources

Martina Karl, BSc

Human Resources

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FFG career grants

Whether you are lateral thinkers, pioneers, tinkerers or free spirits - when it comes to innovation, creative solutions are in demand. That's why we accompany our researchers on the path from idea to innovation. SAL enables you to help shape the key technologies of tomorrow in an international network of research and business.

Gender Equality Plan

Gender Equality is an important issue at SAL and is taken very seriously. The enclosed Gender Equality Plan (GEP) documents all gender equality measures that we have already implemented and will implement in the future at SAL.

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Gender Equality Plan pdf

Great Place to research

Exchange in a multicultural environment
Challenging research projects
Career path in research all the way to Fellow
Flexible and innovative working environment
Networking with key players from research & business
Promotion of publications & participation in conferences
Role model function - our managers set the best example
Establishment of an SAL-internal training program

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