Solve problems that matter

The web was made for discovering knowledge and connecting people across the world.

That's why we've built a network that gives scientists new tools to connect, collaborate, and keep up with the research that matters to them.

At ResearchGate you can help connect the world of science, speed it up, and make research open to all.

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We are accelerating science

Science and research provide the world with the tools for meaningful change. We're making ResearchGate the best place to share and discover research - because when people learn faster and communicate better, everybody benefits.

“I asked a question on ResearchGate,
people helped, and I was able to move forward with my project.”
Mary Frances Rice, University of Kansas, USA

Working at ResearchGate

We've created an environment where everyone is working towards a common goal they care about. Here you can match your skills and interests to work on what you want to create.

Whether your background is in engineering or sales, in science or the arts – ResearchGate is where you can work on something that means something.

You'll work in a small team that communicates easily.
We move fast, so you'll see results without delay.
Everybody's ideas are valued, no matter which role they have.
A network of teams work together and finish projects with input from all.

Our core values

Embrace pragmatic optimism

We believe that science can and must be changed.

At ResearchGate we leverage this optimism to find pragmatic solutions that bring us closer to our goal.

Don't settle

To change science we have to keep challenging the status quo.

At ResearchGate we keep an open mind, stay curious, and never stop finding new ways to improve the product, ourselves, and the company.

Build trust

To build a product that scientists trust we first have to trust the people we work with.

At ResearchGate we share knowledge, communicate openly, take ownership, and trust in each others’ skills.

Impact over hype

Science isn’t going to change overnight, so we’re in it for the long run.

At ResearchGate we are committed to tackling the big problems so we can build a successful company with a lasting and positive effect on the world.

Get on board

Our hiring process is uncomplicated. You'll be interviewed directly by the people you'll be working with, so you can quickly find the role that suits you best and start contributing to your team.

Berlin is an exciting place where people from all walks of life feel welcome. That's why ResearchGate's office is located right in the center, a short trip from the city's vibrant quarters.

Working full-time at ResearchGate gives you:

  • Help with Visa applications and relocation questions
  • Free lunches catering to a range of dietary requirements
  • Flexible hours to accommodate different rhythms and family life
  • Optional activities such as rock climbing, bowling, and other games
  • Healthy snacks, in-house yoga, relaxation rooms

Interested in joining us?

Software Engineering

Our development cycle is fast and sustainable – you write code and have it running on the live site within a few hours. With us your work has an immediate impact.

System Operations

We're growing rapidly so it's important that we scale quickly and efficiently. Join our team of dedicated networking experts to keep ResearchGate’s engine running.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.


You decide and specify what products should be built or improved upon, evaluate product requirements, and work closely with our engineering teams to create new and exciting features.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.

Sales/Business Development

As part of our business development team, you are the interface between scientific content and the platform's business features. Help us improve and communicate our products.


Join the marketing team and help us tell the ResearchGate story to our prospects and customers.

Internal Operations

Join the team that constantly builds and improves our systems - from administration to office management and events.


Help us build and grow the structures to support ResearchGate's long-term financial success.

People/Human Resources

Be part of making ResearchGate an amazing place to work, and finding the talent to help us change the world of science.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.


Help us build the largest, most engaged professional network of scientific researchers. We use a data-driven approach combined with rapid, iterative testing.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.


Help us get all scientific professionals in the world active on ResearchGate, to dramatically improve the speed of science. The growth team works at the intersect between product, analytics & marketing. We are constantly experimenting to learn more and build the most engaged user base possible.


You have in-depth knowledge of many design disciplines, excellent communication skills, and a problem-solving mentality. You strive for elegance, simplicity, and pixel-perfect output.


You'll get to implement, maintain, and develop our voice and tone across all channels of communication.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.

Public Relations

In our PR team, you'll help to organize our international PR and press coverage, and develop and implement social media campaigns.

Scientific Teams

Our platform is all about the users, so scientists are important members of our teams. If you have a background in science, you can contribute to content and quality management on ResearchGate.

  • We're not currently looking for people in this area.

Want to work with us at ResearchGate?

Even if you don't see something that fits your skills, we'd love to hear from you. Tell us how you can be a part of ResearchGate by sending us a message at

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