Working at IIASA

  • A competitive salary which is exempt from taxation in the host country of Austria (subject to the principle of income aggregation)
  • Educational subsidies for children of school age enrolled in private schools in Austria
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Tax free shopping privileges
  • Relocation allowances and paid home leave (rules apply)
  • Assistance for newcomers to Austria with visa, work and residency permit applications
  • Support finding accommodation in Austria
  • Non-contributory group accident insurance coverage

The institute also provides lots of amenities to help ensure a pleasant and healthy working environment including:
  • The market town of Laxenburg is an exceptionally beautiful location easily reached by regular bus service from Vienna (travel time 30 minutes from Vienna’s main train station “Hauptbahnhof”) Free parking on IIASA premises for vehicle drivers
  • A subsidized canteen offering a choice of lunch menus, freshly prepared daily
  • Use of our small but well-equipped gym
  • The option to become a member of a wide range of IIASA clubs such as the music club, soccer club, and “women in science” club among others
  • Invitations to many exciting social events throughout the year
IIASA is committed to a working environment that promotes equality, diversity, tolerance and inclusion within its workforce. This is reflected in our Core Values. We encourage qualified candidates from all religious, ethnic, and social backgrounds to apply. In the case that candidates are equally qualified, preference will be given to applicants from countries where IIASA has a National or Regional Member Organization.