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IAMO atmosphere is characterized by inquisitive scientific minds and friendly and respectful personal interaction – ideal preconditions for outstanding research and education. Gender equity and equality of opportunity, reconciling one’s work and family life, as well as supporting employees’ advanced professional training are all very high on IAMO’s agenda.

Current Job Vacancies

We offer positions for junior and experienced researchers, for skilled personnel and trainees in the field of administration as well as jobs for student and research assistants.


Philipp Schwartz Fellowships

IAMO supports researchers at risk within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In particular, researchers in agricultural economics who have come under pressure since the Russian invasion of Ukraine are addressed. Research stays of up to 24 months, with the option to extend for another 12 months, are possible. Further information can be found here.

IAMO Visiting Research Fellowships

IAMO awards two-year research fellowships to excellent postdoctoral and senior scientists who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and strive to advance the state of the art. Further information on the fellowship programme and the application procedures can be found here.

IAMO Graduate School

The institute offers young researchers the opportunity to gain further academic qualifications. Doctoral students are supervised and supported by the IAMO Graduate School. Further information about the IAMO Graduate School can be found here.

Vocational Education

Since 1997 IAMO regularly offers vocational education in different administrative fields and participates in the system of dual vocational education and training. Further information about the education can be found here.


IAMO is an active member of the Dual Career Network Central Germany. The network aims to help dual career couples integrate vocationally, ensuring inclusive and family-friendly staff development.

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IAMO is listed on The initiative aims to support people employed in the research (public) sector in navigating within the European pension landscapes and in dealing with their different pension claims.

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