The research group “methods and innovation” – exploration space welcomes an interdisciplinary and diverse community
of academics and practitioners to join engaging in the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace on the interface of
science, technology and society. We offer you exciting opportunities to implement your visions within an open minded,
curious, international experimental research environment. The employment runs for one year in the first instance with
the possibility of an extension.
Major responsibilities:
 responsibility for implementing citizen involvement component
 contribution to other work packages
 reporting to Project Coordinator, Research Group Coordinator
 community building within Austria (co-design and co-organise events)
 social media contributions
 international (scientific) dissemination, knowledge transfer & documentation of results
 contribution to international cooperations and projects
 representation in national and international (related) bodies
 furthering participatory processes in knowledge generation
 contribute to the experimental approaches
 teamwork in virtual intercultural and multilingual environments
 familiarity with stimulation and analysis of knowledge creation processes




Basic qualifications:
 in the framework of Media Arts, proven experience with and in depth knowledge about Agile and Scrum, design
thinking, crowdsourcing, participatory approaches and citizen science
 hands on experience with open science and related infrastructures in the context of the Information and
Knowledge Society
 familiarity with Open Innovation in Science methods and practices, academic orientation, track record
 fluent English.
Additional qualifications / Assets:
 Proven experience about working with museums and cultural/heritage institutions at an European level
 familiarity with knowledge organization systems and processes (Thesaurus, Taxonomies, Ontologies), virtual
 technical experience with Internet content management systems
 experience in working in a non-academic environment
 development of research infrastructures
 proven leadership experience
 successful track record, successful grant applications and coordinated projects
 proven administrative and organizational skills
 further language skills, experience from abroad and artistic activities are beneficial
Personal skills:
Demonstrated ability to generate new ideas and to innovate, experience/curiosity to work on cultural diversity, excellent
interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, Open minded, creative, (cognitive) flexible, fast switching, inquisitive,
tolerant, coordinating with others, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, proactive, enthusiastic.

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