Learn all about our application process

In order for you to know what to expect from us, we will introduce you to the application process at Abacus Research AG.

This is how the application phase works:

Meet criteria

Submit documents

Complete evaluation phase

Successfully complete first interview

Trial day with the team

Sign decision and contract

Start at Abacus

What are you waiting for?

Are you interested in working at Abacus? Then send us your application! We look forward to getting to know you personally soon.

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Still have questions?

Check out our FAQ or contact us directly if you have any questions.

How does the application process at Abacus work?

Send us your complete application package (documents) via our online job portal.

Which documents do I have to include with my application package?

Please send us the following documents: A personal cover letter with your motivation, your complete, comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) and all educational diplomas and job references, and any other useful documents (e.g. certificate of language course participation).

What format should my documents have?

We prefer all your documents in a single, compressed PDF file.

How long does the application phase take?

The duration of the application process varies. We try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Who can I contact about the status of my application?


You can reach our HR department at the central telephone number +41 71 292 25 25. We will be happy to call you back if we are in the middle of an interview.

I am interested in several vacancies at Abacus. Do I have to apply more than once?

Please inform us of this in your cover letter, then a single application will suffice. We enter your application data in our personnel system and then forward your application to the appropriate contact person.

How do I know whether vacancies are still open or have already been filled?

Our job advertisements are constantly updated. The vacancies published on our website are the currently open positions. It is advisable not to wait too long before submitting an application.

How long is the probationary period?

The probationary period usually lasts 3 months, unless otherwise stipulated in the contract.

How many interviews are there in the application phase?

Usually there is a first interview with HR and line. We will then invite you to a taster day including lunch with the team. This way, both sides can judge whether the chemistry is right. The decision as to whether or not you will be hired will then be made.

How do I prepare for the first interview?

Study our website and find out more about Abacus. Consider your expectations of the open position and write down questions for our interview. Especially important is: Be yourself.

How do we address each other in the interview?

At Abacus, we cultivate an informal atmosphere. We address each other by first name. You may address us in this informal manner in your application documents and of course also during the interview.

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