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The Technology and Knowlege Unit (http://technikundwissen.zsi.at) at the Centre for Social Innovation, (http://www.zsi.at), Vienna, is offering a full-time position (beginning July/August 2010).


  • internal project management and conceptual work in an international network-project in the research area “Technology Enhanced Learning” (TEL)
  • collaboration in a roadmapping project in the research area “Technology Enhanced Learning” (TEL)

We expect:

  • appropriate higher-education degree (at least Master or equivalent) (in psychology, education, sociology, educational technology, etc.)
  • personal history in the research area “Technology Enhanced Learning”
  • several years of professional experience
  • very good written and spoken English
  • experience in the use of Internet-based communication and collaboration tools (Web 2.0 applications, Social Media, Video-conferencing, etc.)
  • readiness to travel

Desirable experiences:

  • collaboration within EU financed R&D projects
  • international project management

We offer:

  • a very good working atmosphere
  • flexible worke schedules on the basis of 30 to 40 hours per week
  • co-operation with numerous national and international partners of our centre

Please, send your expressions of interests and applications to Sebastian Fiedler not later than June 30., 2010.

Sebastian Fiedler

Folks, this really is a nice opportunity. Give me a shout if you need to know more about it… or simply send your applications.

[Sebastian Fiedler]

The most needed social innovations of the 21st century

The ZSI is organising a pannel discussion on “The most needed social innovations of the 21st century” together with the faculty of social sciences at the Vienna University on Monday, 30th of Novermber, 2009, 18:00 – 20:00.

High representatives of organisations dealing with social innovations from various continents will discuss the development, support and diffusion of social innovations.

The event is part of the European year of creativity and innovation. For more information on the event click here.

[via Technology and Knowledge Unit]

Sebastian Fiedler
This public panel discussion will take place in English. The following scholars have confirmed their participation:

Dekan Univ.-Prof Dr. Rudolf Richter, Universität Wien (Intro)

Brenton Caffin, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI), Adelaide

Kriss Deiglmeier, Center for Social innovation (CSI), Stanford University, Graduate School of Business

Hans-Werner Franz, TU Dortmund – professor for Social Innovation

Josef Hochgerner, ZSI – Zentrum für Soziale Innovation, Vienna

Louise Pulford, Young Foundation (coordinator of the SIX/Social Innovation Exchange)

Tonya Surman, Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), Toronto
Diogo Vasconcelos, CISCO und member of the Barroso workgroup on Social Innovation

[Sebastian Fiedler]