Neuroscience PhD - IST Austria

Closing Date
8 Jan 2020
IST Austria Am Campus 1 3400 Klosterneuburg Austria

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is looking for highly qualified candidates with bachelor's or master's degrees to apply for the IST Austria PhD program. We offer fully-funded PhD positions in biology, neuroscience, mathematics, computer science, physics, and data science, in a world-class research environment on the outskirts of Vienna.

Our PhD program is characterized by modern comprehensive training with a special focus on interdisciplinarity, close mentoring by outstanding faculty within small research groups, and access to first-rate facilities. Students spend the first year completing coursework and rotations before choosing a thesis group. Our PhD graduates have gone on to top positions in academia and industry all over the world.

IST Austria offers internationally competitive PhD salaries, supporting 5 years of study. Applicants must hold either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field of study. We expect to hire 50-60 PhD candidates in the 2020 admissions round.

The application deadline is January 8, 2020 (11:59PM CET), for a start in September 2020.

To find out more about the IST neuroscience PhD programme, click here. 

For more information about the application process and to apply, click here. 

About IST Austria

  • English-speaking institute
  • Dedication to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences
  • Fully funded interdisciplinary PhD program
  • Successful alumni careers in academia and industry
  • International and diverse community
  • Location just outside Vienna, which is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable cities to live in in the world

In 2019, IST Austria was ranked #3 in the world-wide Nature Index ranking (normalized).

Contact Details
Phone: +43 (0)2243 9000
Fax: +43 (0)2243 9000 2000