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 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 has an immediate vacancy for a full time (40 hrs/week) Technischen Redakteur to prepare technical documentation in German and English.

IEA Hamburg has an immediate opening for a full time Research Analyst to support the Quality Assurance, Programs and Manuals (QUAM) team in the International Studies Unit. Please see here for more details.

IEA Hamburg has an immediate opening for a full-time Study Coordinator in the International Studies Unit to cover maternity and parental leave. Please see here for more details.

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