Job: Call for Professors and Assistant Professors
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aaistaustria10 wrote:

IST Austria ( invites applications for


In particular in molecular life sciences, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics and computational neuroscience

We offer:

  • Competitive start-up package and salary
  • Guaranteed, annual base funding
  • Support and benefits for acquiring third party funds
  • State-of the art facilities and a wide range of scientific support services
  • Multiple positions are open

IST Austria is a young international institute dedicated to world-class basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. Our PhD program involves a multi-disciplinary course schedule and rotations in research labs. Currently 40 research groups are active in the fields of biology, neuroscience, physics, mathematics, and computer science. The institute will grow to about 90 research groups by 2026. We hire scholars from diverse international backgrounds. Our working language is English. The campus of IST Austria is located about 15 km distant from Vienna, a city with high quality of life.

Candidates for tenured positions must be internationally accomplished scientists in their respective research fields and have at least six years of experience in leading a research group.

Assistant Professors receive independent group leader positions with an initial contract of six years, at the end of which they are evaluated by international peers. The outcome of this evaluation determines if an Assistant Professor is promoted to a tenured Professor position.

Successful candidates are expected to apply for external research funds and participate in graduate teaching.

Please apply online at:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as a research statement, including a description of the most important scientific achievements and planned future research activities.

The closing date for applications is November 2, 2017.

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