The IEA can provide rewarding career opportunities to those interested in developing their educational research skills, and in supporting our portfolio of national and international studies and services. Our international team of respected and highly experienced professionals represents a diversity of cultural and educational backgrounds.

Current vacancies 

IEA Amsterdam has a vacancy for a Graphic designer and digital coordinator to join our Communications team. This is an excellent opportunity for a designer to work across multiple projects and help shape our evolving communications strategy. The position is full time, starting from July 2019.

IEA Hamburg has a vacancy for a Post-doc position in Education/Psychometrics as part of the Research and Analysis (RandA) team. This is a full time (40 hrs/week) position for an initial two-year contract. 

IEA Hamburg has a vacancy for a Sampling Statistician to work on sampling designs for international and national education studies. The position is full time (40 hrs/week) with an initial two-year contract.

IEA Amsterdam has a vacancy for a Junior Publications Officer to support IEA's publications and communications teams. This is a new, full time position and an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain a wide range of publishing experience. Interviews will be held in early May 2019.

IEA Hamburg has a vacancy for a Software Developer (C#) to support studies in Germany and internationally. This is a full time (40 hrs/week) position for an initial two-year contract. 

IEA Hamburg is looking for several Test Managers throughout Germany. Interested candidates should send their brief application (cover letter and CV) to testleiter [at], with "Bewerbung Testleitung" in the subject line. More details here.

Software Developer (C#, AngularJS, Angular, ASP.NET) to support our Software Unit at IEA Hamburg. This is a full time (40 hrs/week) position. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.

We also welcome speculative applications. Please feel free to send an email with a cover letter and a copy of your CV to hr [at]

Our academic visitor program

The IEA welcomes academic visitors who wish to benefit from IEA Hamburg's vibrant research culture, and gain experience with IEA's international research activities. The program exists to build links and encourage collaboration with other research organizations around the world, enabling academics and practitioners the opportunity to work together on joint research projects, and exchange ideas and expertise with our own resident research staff. This is an opportunity to work closely with IEA researchers in our Hamburg office, who will endeavor to provide support and help develop your own research goals.

Learn more about the program.


Hamburger Familiensiegel

Our Hamburg office has been awarded the “Hamburger Familiensiegel,” an award that recognizes us as a family-friendly employer.

Hamburger Familiensiegel Award