Floragasse 7 – 5th floor, 1040 Vienna

Research internship / Forschungs-Praktikum in Socio-Technical Systems (students only) 28,5 hours/week

We are looking for a female student with a finished/ nearly finished bachelor degree with technical background or a female student who would like to work on socio-technical systems. The main focus of the internship is on resilience analysis and modeling of complex systems. As we are in close contact with national and international corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities, and technical colleges, our team has a wide-ranging technical know-how. SBA Research therefore offers an interesting environment to gain first research and professional experience.

This internship is aligned with the requirements and framework of the FEMtech program of FFG.


  • Collaborate on exciting research projects analyzing interactions and interdependencies of technical, social, and ecological systems (e.g., critical infrastructures)
  • Collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data (standardized surveys, group discussions, open access data; handling of databases, statistical programs like SPSS)
  • Model building in cooperation with technical experts
  • Supporting activities in the creation of standardized and context-specific resilience parameters


  • Ongoing bachelor's or master's degree program in computer science, data science, physics, earth sciences, mathematics or equivalent at an Austrian university
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and qualitative and quantitative surveys
  • Friendly personality in combination with a quick comprehension
  • Interest in interdisciplinary topics
  • Nice to have: basic knowledge of Python and/or R


  • Freedom to shape on how to execute the tasks
  • Numerous benefits (flextime, home office option)
  • Attractive working environment with modern technology in a young and motivated team
  • This position is currently limited for 6 months with the possibility of extension depending on your performance
  • Salary: for 28,5 hours/week 1400,- € gross

Start of the internship: Start should be between October 2021 – August 2022 (individually agreed)

If you are interested, we would be very happy to receive your application with your resume as soon as possible to jobs@sba-research.org

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