Academic Affairs, IST Austria (Institute of Science and Technology Austria)

2882 9694
Position ID:ISTAustria-Academic Affairs-FACULTY [#9694]
Position Title: Call for Assistant Professors and Professors
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Klosterneuburg, Niederosterreich 3400, Austria [map]
Subject Areas: Physics
Bioinformatics / Genome sequences and variation data
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biology / Neurobiology
Biophysics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2017/11/02 finished (reviewing applications posted 2017/09/06, finished 2018/04/06, listed until 2017/11/02)
Position Description:    

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IST Austria (
invites applications for PROFESSOR and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK) POSITIONS in areas of

- Life Sciences, in particular in molecular life sciences, genetics, genomics and bioinformatics
- Neuroscience such as molecular, cellular, systems and computational neuroscience
- Physics, in particular in condensed matter physics and photonics, as well as in bio- and soft matter physics
IST Austria is searching for experimentalists, outstanding theoreticians will be considered as well.
- Computer Science and Data Science Applicants in software systems (operating, distributed, database systems), algorithms, machine learning, and robotics are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Mathematics, Statistics and Optimization

We offer:
• Competitive start-up package and salary
• Guaranteed, annual base funding
• Support and benefits for acquiring third party funds
• State-of the art facilities and a wide range of scientific support services
• Multiple positions are open

IST Austria is a young international institute dedicated to world-class basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. Our PhD program involves a multi-disciplinary course schedule and rotations in research labs. Currently 40 research groups are active in the fields of biology, neuroscience, physics, mathematics, and computer science. The institute will grow to about 90 research groups by 2026. We hire scholars from diverse international backgrounds. Our working language is English. The campus of IST Austria is located about 15 km distant from Vienna, a city with high quality of life.

Candidates for tenured positions must be internationally accomplished scientists in their respective research fields and have at least six years of experience in leading a research group. Assistant Professors receive independent group leader positions with an initial contract of six years, at the end of which they are evaluated by international peers. The outcome of this evaluation determines if an Assistant Professor is promoted to a tenured Professor position. Successful candidates are expected to apply for external research funds and participate in graduate teaching.

Please apply online at:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, as well as a research statement, including a description of the most important scientific achievements and planned future research activities.

The closing date for applications is November 2, 2017.

IST Austria values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity. Female researchers are especially encouraged to apply.

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