Fully-funded PhD positions
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates to apply for our PhD program. We offer fully-funded PhD positions in the natural and mathematical sciences in a world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna. In 2019, IST Austria was ranked #3 in the world-wide Nature Index ranking (normalized).
Our PhD program contains the following research clusters:
- Neuroscience, and
Our PhD program is characterized by innovative 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 and passing the qualifying exam. Our PhD graduates have gone on to top positions in academia and industry all over the world.
Students with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field are encouraged to apply. We offer internationally competitive salaries, full health benefits, and subsidized on-campus housing in the first year.
For more information about the IST Austria PhD program and application process, as well as faculty profiles, please visit our website at http://phd.ist.ac.at, or come to our Student Open Day on November 22nd (register at: http://ist.ac.at/studentopenday).
The deadline for PhD applications is January 8th 2020 for a start date in September 2020.