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 worldwide Nature Index ranking (normalized).
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 join us on our Virtual Student Open Day on November 26 (register here: https://phd.pages.ist.ac.at/student-open-day/).
The deadline for PhD applications is January 8, 2022 for a start date in September 2022.
Register here for the Student Open Day: https://phd.pages.ist.ac.at/student-open-day/
Download our 2022 PhD open call flyers here: https://phd.ist.ac.at/downloads/