// Application Process

If you like application-oriented and scientific work, you've come to the right place. The ZSW develops climate-friendly technologies in the fields of photovoltaics and wind energy, batteries for electromobility and stationary applications, as well as hydrogen - from generation by means of electrolysis to application in fuel cells or further processing into synthetic energy carriers, and creates technical and economic concepts for their integration into energy systems.

To find out which subject area exactly suits you, you can find a more detailed description of the subject areas and the associated activities at the following link: www.zsw-bw.de/ueber-uns/fachgebiete.html


Who is the ZSW looking for?

  • Professionals/scientists (TV-L), especially from the fields of chemistry, physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer science, process engineering or economics.
  • Doctoral candidates (PhD students)
  • Students (student/scientific assistants, interns)
  • Technicians, master craftsmen, technical assistants and other specialists


1. Online application

Please apply via our online job portal and submit at least the following documents for the application to be complete: Curriculum vitae, cover letter and references.

2. Confirmation of receipt

As soon as we have received your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail. The application will immediately be viewed and checked by the department before we contact you.

3. Invitation to an interview

If your profile matches the advertised position, you will be contacted for a first meeting and invited to a personal interview. This will take place on site at the ZSW with the department, so you can get an idea of the workplace and your future colleagues.

4. Acceptance and contract

Feedback on the interview will be given as soon as possible. If you are accepted, we will then prepare all the contract documents, which will be sent to you by post.

In the event of a rejection: Stay tuned, another position may suit you!

5. Onboarding

Welcome to the team. On your first day, you will get to know your colleagues and your working environment before your induction starts.

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