Assistant Professor (tenure-track) and Professor positions
in all areas of natural sciences including
Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics
The Institute of Science and Technology Austria invites applications for several open positions in all areas of the above-mentioned disciplines as well as in related and interdisciplinary fields.
We especially welcome applications from the following areas :
Chemistry including materials chemistry, physical chemistry, synthetic chemistry, theoretical chemistry, chemical physics, chemical and structural biology
Data science, including statistics, machine learning, optimization, bioinformatics, and scientific computing
Engineering & technology, including bioengineering, nanotechnology, computer systems, control theory, and robotics
We offer :
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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.
Please apply online at :
IST Austria values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity. We strive for increasing the number of women, particularly in fields where they are underrepresented, and therefore we strongly encourage female researchers to apply.