We invite applications in all areas of physics for several open positions.
Female researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Highly international and interdisciplinary research environment
State-of the art facilities and a wide range of scientific support services, in particular a newly established nanofabrication facility with dedicated support staff
Competitive start-up package and salary
Guaranteed annual base funding
Support for acquiring third-party funds
Wide portfolio of career support
Child-care facilities and support on campus
IST Austria (www.ist.ac.at) is an international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural, mathematical, and computational sciences. The Institute fosters an interactive, collegial, and supportive atmosphere, sharing space and resources between research groups whenever possible, and facilitating cross-disciplinary collaborations. Our PhD program involves a multi-disciplinary course schedule and rotations in research groups. We hire scholars from diverse international backgrounds and our working language is English. The campus of IST Austria is located close to Vienna, one of the most livable cities in the world.
Assistant professors receive independent group-leader positions with an initial contract of six years, at the end of which they are reviewed by international peers. If the evaluation is positive, an assistant professor is promoted to a tenured professor.
Candidates for tenured positions are distinguished scientists in their respective research fields and have at least six years of experience in leading a research group.
The closing date for applications is October 31, 2019.
IST Austria values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity.
About IST Austria
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.
IST Austria is committed to conducting world-class research. By 2026, up to 90 research groups will perform research in an international state-of-the-art environment
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