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Fully funded PhD positions

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Austria (AT)
2500 euros gross/month paid 14 times a year
Closing date
12 Jan 2024

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Chemistry, Computing, Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics
Job Type
PhD Position
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Job Details

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria - ISTA is looking for highly qualified candidates with Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees to apply for the PhD program. We offer fully-funded PhD positions in Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry & Materials, Data Science & Scientific Computing, Earth Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, and Physics, in a world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna.


 In 2019, ISTA was ranked #3 in the world-wide Nature Index ranking (normalized). In 2018, ISTA was ranked within the top ten of Nature Index Rising Stars “Top 30 academic institutions under 30” list.


All students are offered 5-year contracts, they receive internationally competitive salaries, and full social security coverage. There is also financial support for students for attending scientific conferences and workshops.


The application deadline is January 8, 2024 for a PhD start date in September 2024.


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The Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity to explore our programs and campus virtually, wherever you are. The program includes a range of live sessions from the Graduate School Office, academics and students. You can find out about the PhD program, the ISTA research experience, the support services, the ISTA campus, and much more by attending one of the talks.