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Open Positions and Theses.

Open Positions

Scientific Project Assistants (Student Assistants)

We are frequently looking for Scientific Project Assistants ("Student Assistants") for up to 20 hours per week (less is also possible, but not more), besides your studies. You would be hired based on collective agreement Job Grade IIIa. Please contact: Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Rick Rabiser.


  • Supporting the research done in the lab in the area of software engineering with a particular focus on software and systems variability in the application area of cyber-physical production systems
  • Development of approaches and methods, especially development of prototypes and demonstrators
  • Supporting the writing/development of scientific publications and presentations
  • Supporting the cooperation with the industry partner of the lab


  • Currently studying Computer Science (incl. AI), Business Informatics, Mechatronics or ELIT
  • High school diploma, preferably from a school with a focus on computer science or a related field
  • Experiences in software engineering, especially in current programming languages (e.g., Java) and development tools (e.g., Eclipse)
  • Good English language skills
  • German skills are of advantage
  • Ability to work as part of a (research) team

Why work at JKU? 10 Reasons here https://www.jku.at/en/the-jku/work-at-the-jku/why-work-at-the-jku/

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female staff and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

How to Apply: Electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with a short motivational letter and a CV via mail to rick.rabiser@jku.at

Application Deadline: none/open

Theses (PR, Bachelor's, Master's)

For the CD Lab, interesting topics revolve around (incomplete):

We are open to suggestions for topics, but are also ready to develop a topic together with you. For this purpose, we will identify your interests and suggest thesis topics based on them. Just drop us a message.