Research Fellowships (at the PhD and Postdoc level) for young rising stars

10 Apr 2022
01 Mar 2023
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term
We expressly invite competitive applications for

• Research Fellowships (at the PhD and Postdoc level) for young rising stars

which should include a concise research plan (1 page for PhD and up to 3 pages for postdoc) and a full academic CV. Research Fellowships are endowed with generous discretionary funds, and the complete freedom to pursue your ground-breaking academic research. Our remuneration packages are generous and include comprehensive family health care, substantial pension plans (EU-wide), relocation support, etc. Please apply by uploading your application below (CV, cover letter, and research interest all integrated into one pdf file).

Feel free to address any questions to Pedram Ghamisi, IARAI Research Professor and Leader of AI4RS at

We are particularly interested in bridging between the interdisciplinary fields of deep learning and EO with a particular focus on the following aspects:

• Vision and language for Earth Observation
• Trustworthy AI for Earth observation
• AI for social good
• Deep learning and its applications to, e.g., semantic segmentation and scene classification
• Human-in-the-loop Earth Observation data analysis

We offer:

• A stimulating multi-national and interdisciplinary open work environment
• World-class infrastructure, on-premise HPC
• A chance to work on unique bleeding-edge problems
• Interaction and exchange with first-class specialists
• Maximal freedom and focus to conduct highly creative research and make breakthrough discoveries working on your own research project

We work in the very center of Vienna, ranked the best city in the world to live in, for 10 years in a row. Enjoy the outstanding quality of life with vast green spaces, efficient public transport, excellent health care, affordable housing, safe and friendly environment, world-renowned museums, and beautiful architecture.