Fully-Funded Ph.D. Positions in Biology, Computer Science, Data Science & Scientific Computing, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics and Chemistry
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates with bachelor’s or master’s degrees to apply for the IST Austria Ph.D. program. We offer fully-funded Ph.D. positions in biology, neuroscience, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, and data science, in a world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna.
Our PhD program is characterized by modern comprehensive training with a special focus on interdisciplinarity, close mentoring by outstanding faculty within small research groups, and access to first-rate facilities. Students spend the first year completing coursework and rotations before choosing a thesis group. Our PhD graduates have gone on to top positions in academia and industry all over the world.
IST Austria offers internationally competitive PhD salaries, supporting 5 years of study. Applicants must hold either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field of study. We expect to hire around 60 Ph.D. candidates in the 2022 admissions round.
The application deadline is January 8, 2022 (11:59 PM CET), for a Ph.D. start date in September 2022.
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IST Austria is committed to equality and diversity. In particular, female applicants are encouraged to apply.
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Eligibility and Subject Areas
Students who will have a Bachelor’s degree level qualification (or above) by September 2022 are eligible to apply. We invite PhD applications in the following subject areas:
Cell and Developmental Biology
Genetics and Genomics
Algorithms and Complexity
Cryptography and Security
Formal Methods and Programming Languages
Machine Learning and Computer Vision
Scientific Computing and Computer Graphics
Software, Distributed, and Embedded Systems
Data Science & Scientific Computing
Topological Data Analysis
Algebra / Representation Theory
Analysis and Differential Equations
Geometry / Topology
Computational / Theoretical Neuroscience
Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Fluid Dynamics / Turbulence
Solid State Physics
About IST Austria
Dedication to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences
Fully funded interdisciplinary PhD program
Successful alumni careers in academia and industry
An international and diverse community
Location just outside Vienna, which is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable cities to live in in the world